Elsica by Woolly Wormhead
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November 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
170 - 219 yards (155 - 200 m)
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An elegant beret, using a combination of slipped stitches, simple twists and bias techniques to create its unique shape. Knit stitches starting at the brim travel through the Hat, spiralling towards the crown.

100g/200m/219yds Wollmeise Molly
Size 4mm DPN’s & 4mm 40cm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge
Tapestry needle
Stitch marker as necessary

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

To fit size: 19 (21, 23) inches, 48.25 (53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 15.75 (18, 20.25) inches, 40 (45.75, 51.5) cm

Skills required:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Slipped stitches
  • Basic twist/cable techniques

PDF file size: 1.1MB, image res. 300DPI

Technical editor: Tana Pageler

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.