Aeonium by Woolly Wormhead


March 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
123 - 228 yards (112 - 208 m)
18, 21, 23 in/45.5, 53.5, 58.5 cm
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This beautiful tam is decorated with an interlocking lattice pattern, which is created by twisted and travelling stitches. The shaping is incorporated into the stitch pattern, allowing the lattice to continue right into the crown.

123 (159, 200) yd/113 (146, 183) m
28yd/25m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran or heavy Worsted weight, single or multi-plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in Malabrigo Merino Worsted (219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Merino)
Shown in size 18in/45.5cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted (225yd/206m per 114g; 100% Wool)

18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 18 (21, 23) in/45.5 (53.5, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 16 (18.75, 21.25) in/40.5 (47.5, 54) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Cabling without a Needle

Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background. Charts are in greyscale and do not rely on colour.

Published March 2010
PDF file size: 2.7MB
Product code: WW146KAeonium
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray