Lenina by Woolly Wormhead
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September 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
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Errata available: woollywormhead.com

An unusual construction, with its sideways knit cables and raised panel seams, this Hat is both interesting and enjoyable to knit.

Previously published in Brave New Knits, this sideways knit Hat is now available to purchase individually. The errata applies to the book version; the individual pattern has been rewritten and re-tech edited.

The individual pattern contains illustrated tutorials on the techniques required to complete this pattern. For the book version, photographic tutorials demonstrating the various techniques are available in PDF format from the tutorial section of my website.

To fit size: 18 (21, 23) in/ 45.5 (53, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 15.75 (18.25, 21] in/ 40 (46.5, 53.5) cm

123 (160, 201) yd/113 (147, 184) m Malabrigo Merino Worsted
Pair 4.5mm straight needles
4.5mm crochet hook
Approx 16yd/15m waste yarn
Tapestry needle
Stitch holders
17 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St

Skills required:
Knit and purl stitches
Short rows
Provisional cast-on
3-needle bind off

Instructions are provided in both written and charted format.

Originally published August 2010, republished October 2012

PDF file size: 2.2MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW085KLenina

Technical editor: Heather Murray

Errata: (book version only)
The finishing section of the pattern should read as follows:

“Hold the two needles parallel in the left hand, with WRONG sides of the two panels together. Use the three-needle bind-off…” Pattern currently says right sides together, which would remove the distinctive ridges.

The chart is 8 sts short on all sizes, as 2 repeats of the 4 st pattern have been omitted. The written instructions for this aspect are correct.

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.