Candy Pi by Woolly Wormhead
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Candy Pi

Knitting
December 2007
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
66 - 139 yards (60 - 127 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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A gentle tam that is perfect for introducing the different techniques used throughout this book. Quick to knit and great in any style of yarn.

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.

Yarn
66 (84, 118) yd/61 (76, 108) m
21yd/19m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Chunky weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Pair 5.5mm/UK5/US9 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5.5mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Araucania Nature Wool Chunky (131yd/120m per 100g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Manos Del Uruguay Wool Clasica (138yd/126m per 100g; 100% Wool)

Gauge
16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St.

Sizes
To fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 14.5 (17, 19.5) in, 36.5 (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 & Kitchener Stitch

Note
Fit is determined by row gauge – adjust your needle size to ensure well-fitting results.

Support
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.