Álfur by Woolly Wormhead
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December 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
86 - 191 yards (79 - 175 m)
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This fun and quirky little Hat is knit top down, using a spiral cable pattern. The brim features a warm and stretchy garter stitch band and practical and well fitting earflaps.

4 sizes are included, ranging from 3mths through to teenager/small adult.

Yarn A: 40 (51, 61, 75) yd/ 37 (47, 56, 68) m
Yarn B: 46 (57, 70, 85) yd/ 42 (52, 64, 72) m
31yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
Worsted weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in KnitPicks Wool of the Andes (110yd/101m per 50g; 100% Wool)

Shown in size 19in/48.25cm on model with 20in/51cm circumference head

20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
20 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 15 (17, 19, 21) in/ 38 (43.25, 48.25, 53.25) cm
Finished size: 13.75 (15.5, 17.5, 19.25) in/ 35 (39.5, 44.5, 49) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, I-cords, cables

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorial for Cabling without a needle

Published December 2011

PDF file size: 2.9MB

Product code: WW178KAlfur

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray