Ledger Beanie by Woolly Wormhead
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Ledger Beanie

Knitting
May 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
61 - 167 yards (56 - 153 m)
16, 18, 20, 22, 24 in/40.5, 45.75, 51, 55.75, 61 cm
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Ledger is a stepped beanie, incorporating both 2x2 and 1x1 ribbing. Starting with a unique 2x2 ribbed cast on (tutorial available to download from here) this beanie is not only fully reversible, but also covers a wide range of sizes from 6 months through to large adult.

Pattern is worked in the round, bottom up, and is provided in written format.

Yarn
61 (77, 94, 114, 135) yd/55 (70, 86, 104, 124) m
32yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
Heavy DK/Worsted weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in KnitPicks Gloss DK (main photo) (123yd/112m per 50g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk)
Shown in size 24in/61cm on model with 23in/58.5cm circumference head
Also shown in Cascade 220 Venezia Worsted (218yd/199m per 100g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head

Gauge
20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St
20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over ribbing, relaxed

Sizes
To fit sizes: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 51, 56, 61) cm
Finished size: 14.5 (16, 17.5, 19.25, 20.75) in/ 36.75 (40.75, 44.5, 49, 52.75) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on & 2x2 Alternate Cable cast-on

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 2012
PDF file size: 3.2MB
Product code: WW194KLedgerBeanie
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler