Freccia by Woolly Wormhead


March 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
134 - 249 yards (123 - 228 m)
18, 20, 22, 24 in/45.75, 50.75, 56, 61 cm
low vision format available
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1 of 10 patterns from the book ‘Twisted Woolly Toppers’.

Cabled arches work their way up from the brim towards the crown, creating a striking Hat. As with other designs in this book, the crown shaping is worked into the stitch pattern, creating a unique and decorative crown.

134 (160, 184, 213) yd/123 (146, 169, 195) m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Pure Wool DK (142yd/130m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
King Cole Merino Blend DK (132yd/112m per 50g; 100% Wool)

24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 18 (20, 22, 24) in/45.5 (51, 56, 61) cm
Finished size: 17 (18.5, 20.25, 21.75) in/43 (47, 51.5, 55) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions.

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background. Charts are in greyscale and do not rely on colour.

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 March 2010
PDF file size: 2.4MB
Product code: WW204KFreccia
Technical editor: Tana Pageler