Basel is a beanie with an interesting sweeping, spiral like texture. The lines of stitches adorning this Hat come out from the brim, up into the body, and gently merge into the crown, keeping the spiral pattern continuous throughout the Hat.
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59 (81, 112, 135) yd/54 (74, 102, 124) m
30yd/28m 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
Shown in Cascade 220 (220yd/201m per 100g; 100% Peruvian Highland Wool)
Shown in size 23in/58.5cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head
Brown Sheep Nature Spun Worsted (245yd/224m per 100g; 100% Wool)
20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
22 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched
To fit size: 16 (18, 21, 23) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 13 (15.25, 17.5, 19.5) in/ 33 (38.75, 44.5, 49.5) cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable Cast-on & Cabling Without a Needle
Published September 2010
PDF file size: 2.8MB
Product code: WW116KBasel
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray