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4 PLY or 3 strands of 2.30’s industrial yarn
KNIT VENTILATOR BONNET WITH FLAP
NOTE: All units
do not use this bonnet check with your own local unit first.
Knit Flap first
Cast on 10 sts each side of centre 0 i.e. 20 needles in total. Knit 3 tubular
Row Counter 000 Tension 4 Knit 2 rows. Make a small buttonhole over the
centre two stitches.
Knit 17 rows. Decrease 1 stitch at both ends of both beds. Knit 2 rows.
Transfer ribber stitches to main bed Knit 1 row. Tension 6 (18stitches)
Remove on Waste Yarn.
Tension 0/0 Cast on 71 stitches using 1x1 rib. Knit 3 tubular rows. Row
Using tension 3 knit 6 to 8 rows. Transfer stitches to main bed. Knit 1
row tension 7.
Transfer stitches onto alternate needles (Brother 950I users pop on lace
carriage stitch world 532 2 passes with lace carriage.)
Knit 1 row
Decrease 1 stitch (70) sts
Push 26 needles at opposite end of the carriage to H.P. Set carriage to
Knit 1 row.
Row Counter 000:
7 Knit 12 rows
6 Knit 10 rows
Break off Yarn. Put 26 sts to hold
Move carriage to opposite side and put remaining 26 sts into working position
Knit 22 rows to match the first side. Break off Yarn.
With wrong side facing return flap sts onto centre 18 needles. Carriage
on the Right
Tension 5 Knit 6 Rows
Transfer sts onto alternate needles Tension 3 Knit 8 rows.
Break off Yarn , leaving a long Yarn end. Thread the long yarn through stitches
using a bodkin and release from the machine.
Pull up thread and secure. Join seam for approx 5cm.
Attach ribbons (Do not thread through holes they are for the Hospital to
You can vary the size of this bonnet by adjusting the number of stitches