Alternato by Woolly Wormhead
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July 2012
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
125 - 335 yards (114 - 306 m)
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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
Tapestry needle

Sample details
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

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

Pattern contents
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