Bella by Woolly Wormhead


December 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
115 - 195 yards (105 - 178 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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A soft and feminine Hat, with beanie shaping and a cloche style rolled brim. Looks wonderful in a variety of textured or coloured yarns.

Correct sizing is dependent on row gauge for width and stitch gauge for length, with row gauge being the most important aspect to consider when subbing yarns.

115 (137, 164) yd/106 (126, 150) m
31yd/28m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 4mm/UK8/US6 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
3.75mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in MadelineTosh Pastoral (200yd/183m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Silk)

Shown in size 20in/50.75cm on model with 21.25in/54cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Brown Sheep Handpaint Originals (88yd/80m per 50g; 70% Mohair, 30% Wool)

20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 15 (17, 19.5) in, 38 (43, 49.5) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, W&T Short Rows & Kitchener Stitch

Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, simply work more or fewer panels to achieve the desired size.

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 December 2007
PDF file size: 4MB
Product code: WW310GSBella
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Mary Louise Quick