A textured beanie with a little slouch and strong lines that add visual interest and character to this classic shape. This unisex Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up and is a versatile knit that will showcase hand dyes and semi solids perfectly.
125 (154, 190, 233, 284) yard/115 (140, 174, 213, 260 m
51yd/47m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 & 3.5mm/UK--/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in SparkleDuck Genie DK
(284yk/260m per 100g; 60% Superwash BFL, 20% Silk, 20% Nylon)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head
27 sts x 37 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Twisted Rib
24 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St
To fit size: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) in/ 40.5 (45.75, 51, 55.75, 61) cm
Finished size: 14.25 (16, 17.75, 19.5, 21.25) in/ 36.25 (40.5, 45, 49.5, 54) cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, twisted sts
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable Cast-ons
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.
Published July 2012
PDF file size: 2.9MB
Product code: WW195KAlternato
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray