Erica by Woolly Wormhead
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November 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
144 - 266 yards (132 - 243 m)
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This Hat was our 2013 Mystery-Hat-along!

Erica is a Hat of two styles: a peak brimmed beret and a slouchy regular brim beret. Softly strung circles decorate the body of this Hat, which are created by twisted and travelling stitches.

The pattern is provided in 4 sizes, and is worked from the bottom up. The stitch pattern is provided in both written and charted formats.

To fit size: 18 (20, 22, 24) in/ 45.75 (50.75, 56, 61) cm
Finished size: 16.25 (18.25, 20, 21.75) in/ 41.25 (46.25, 50.75, 55.25) cm

Peaked version: 144 (184, 219, 261) yd/132 (169, 201, 239) m
Slouchy version: 158 (196, 228, 266) yd/145 (180, 209, 244) m
33yd/31m for the swatch
Fyberspates Vivacious DK
Set 3.75mm & 4mm DPNs
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers as necessary
Plastic bottle or plastic canvas for brim

21 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St

Skills required:
Knit and purl stitches
Knitting in the round
Increase & decreases techniques
Alternate Cable cast-on
Provisional cast-on
Short rows
Joining live stitches
Twisted stitches
Travelling stitches

Instructions are provided in both written and charted format.

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 November 2013

PDF file size: 2.3MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW227KErica

Technical editors: Karen Butler