Asymloche by Woolly Wormhead


July 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
176 - 217 yards (161 - 198 m)
20in, 22in
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With its off-centre crown and architectural detail, Asymloche is no ordinary Hat.

Here we have a sideways knit Hat; a sideways knit asymmetrical cloche. Bringing together a host of different techniques Asymloche is a challenging and fun knit, resulting in an unusual and striking Hat.

41yd/37m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 3 (3.25) mm straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
3 (3.25) mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Juno Fibre Arts Buffy Pure (246yd/225m per 100g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional cast-on, short rows & kitchener st.

Sizes & Gauge
Gauge: 27sts x 38rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St.
To fit size: 20in/51cm
Finished sizes:
Circumference: 17.75in/45cm
Shortest length: 5.5in/14cm
Longest length: 8.75in/22.25cm
Gauge: 25sts x 34rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.
To fit size: 22in/56cm
Finished sizes:
Circumference: 19.75in/50.25cm
Shortest length: 6in/15.25cm
Longest length: 9.5in/24.25cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, increases & decreases, picking up sts, provisional cast-on, short rows, kitchener stitch, I-cords (applied & bind-off, purled)

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 2014
PDF file size: 3.5MB
Product code: WW236KAsymloche
Technical editors: Heather Murray