Limpetiole by Woolly Wormhead
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Limpetiole

Knitting
November 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
125 - 274 yards (114 - 251 m)
17, 19, 20, 22, 24 in/43.25, 48.25, 51, 55.75, 61 cm
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The gentle leaves that grow out of the brim adorn the body of the Hat and graduate as stems of twisted knit stitches towards the crown. Drapey and slouchy, this beret is full of charm.

Yarn
125 (161, 182, 204, 227) yd/112 (145, 164, 184, 204) m
47yd/43m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
DK weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend (300yd/270m per 100g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Malabrigo Silky Merino (150yd/137m per 50g; 51% Silk, 49% Merino)

Gauge
23 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St
22 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Twisted Rib

Sizes
To fit sizes: 17 (19, 20, 22, 24) in/ 43.25 (48.25, 51, 55.75, 61) cm
Finished size: 14.5 (16, 17.5, 19, 20.5) in/ 36.75 (40.5, 44.5, 48.25, 52) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons

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 November 2010
PDF file size: 3.1MB
Product code: WW125KLimpetiole
Technical editors: Heather Murray and Tana Pageler