Herringbone Twist Beanie by Sarah Lehto

Herringbone Twist Beanie

January 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in pattern stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
140 - 210 yards (128 - 192 m)
Toddler (Child, Adult)
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I love a stitch pattern that looks more complicated than it really is. I also am always on the lookout for a project to use up my large stash of variegated yarn. This fun 2-round chevron stitch is easy to memorize, plus it doesn’t get lost in a hand painted or self striping yarn. In fact, it enhances color changes and minimizes pooling in yarns that are prone to it.
I hand dyed the skein of Patons Classic Wool used in the sample, and can dye it to order in my Etsy shop.

Advanced Beginner: Pattern requires working in the round, k, p, ktbl, yo, m1l, s2kpo, k2tog and a small twisted cable that can be performed without a cable needle

Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100% merino wool; 210y/192m per 100g skein); 1 skein (aran, hand dyed)

4mm/US 6 16 inch/40cm circular needle
4.5mm/US 7 16 inch/40cm circular needle
4.5mm/US 7 DPNs

stitch marker
yarn needle
cable needle (optional)

25 sts/ 20 rounds = 4 inches (10cm) square using 4.5mm/US 7 needles in Herringbone Twist pattern

Toddler (Child, Adult)

Finished Measurements
14.5 (16.5, 18.5 )“ circumference, unstretched
Approximately 7.75 (8.75, 9.75)” height