Chutes, and also Ladders by Alex Tinsley

Chutes, and also Ladders

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September 2012
yarn held together
+ DK
= Worsted (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
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Please note: The yarn is held double throughout. Though the yarn is listed as DK, I would say it’s a little lighter than that - two strands together make a healthy worsted weight. Please keep that in mind when making yarn substitutions (you can also just use a worsted weight yarn, of course!) You will need to be able to work from a chart to read this pattern.


Twists are magical things! They’re like cables, but less fiddly. Here, they’re used to “draw” a series of criss- crossing ribbony things, separated by eyelet ladders. The chart is very intuitive, making it much easier than it looks, and the glittery cashmere yarn can only be described as “really friggin’ luxurious.” The combination is sophisticated but light-hearted, and the hat knits up more quickly than you’d expect – perfect when you need a gift that will really wow ‘em or just a special treat for your fine self.

This pattern is was originally available as part of KnitCulture’s Studio Club