Lexie by Woolly Wormhead
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Lexie

Knitting
May 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
78 - 146 yards (71 - 134 m)
19, 21, 23 in/48.25, 53.25, 58.5 cm
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Lexie is a classic Hat with modern details.

The deep cloche-like brim is knitted sideways, and features two decorative buttons. The body of the Hat is worked upwards, and features a striking spiral pattern created by travelling stitches. This pattern is worked effortlessly into the crown for a seamless finish.

The pattern is provided in 3 sizes, is provided in both written and charted format, and also features illustrated tutorials for the specialist skills required.

Yarn
78 (95, 118) yd/71 (87, 108) m
28yd/26m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle
Pair 1in/2.5cm buttons

Sample details
Shown in Ripples Crafts Warm Hearted Aran (143yd/131m per 100g; 70% Wool, 20% Mohair, 10% Silk)
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Gauge
18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
17 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Moss/Seed stitch
19 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Body stitch pattern

Sizes
To fit sizes: 19 (21, 23) in/48.25 (53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 16 (18, 20) in/40.5 (45.75, 51) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on, Cabling Without a Needle & Picking up sts

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 2014
PDF file size: 2.7MB
Product code: WW233KLexie
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler