Cornice by Woolly Wormhead
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Cornice

Knitting
May 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
100 - 303 yards (91 - 277 m)
18, 19.5, 21, 22.5, 24 in/ 45.75, 49.5, 53.25, 57.25, 61 cm
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Integrated earflaps make clever use of increase and decrease techniques, which are then shaped during the transition from the brim to the body. Adorned with ridges that highlight the colour changes of variegated yarn, Cornice is finished with everyone’s favourite, the pompom!

Yarn
100 (113, 133, 149, 173) yd/90 (102, 120, 134, 155) m
83yd/75m for the pompom (optional; can also be a different yarn, leftovers etc)
47yd/43m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.5mm/UK--/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (300yd/270m per 100g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk)
Shown in size 22.5in/57.25cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head

Gauge
24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm over St.St.
24 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm over Garter St.

Sizes
To fit size: 18 (19.5, 21, 22.5, 24) in/ 45.75 (49.5, 53.25, 57.25, 61) cm
Finished size: 16 (17.25, 18.75, 20, 21.25) in/ 40.75 (43.75, 47.75, 50.75, 54) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, pompoms

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round; schematic for pompom

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.

Published May 2015
PDF file size: 3.4MB
Product code: WW259KCornice
Technical editor: Heather Murray