Mayrose by Woolly Wormhead


November 2009
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
133 - 230 yards (122 - 210 m)
19, 22, 24 in/48.25, 55.75, 61 cm
low vision format available
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With Mayrose we see a classic lace stitch (feather & fan) used in a beret. The lace is shaped so that the pattern graduates towards the crown effortlessly, creating a timeless design.

This pattern was originally published as part of the 2009 Woolly Wormhead Mystery Hat KAL.

133 (167, 204) yd/112 (154, 189) m
26yd/24m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied 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 Sirdar Balmoral (270yd/250m per 100g; 72% Merino, 25% Alpaca, 3% Silk)
Shown in size 22in/55.75cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Rowan Pure Wool DK (142yd/130m per 50g; 100% Wool)

22 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St.
20 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 19 (22, 24) in/48.25 (55.75, 61) cm
Finished size: 16.75 (19.25, 21.25) in/42.5 (49, 54.5) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Cable Cast-on

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.

Accessibility Statement
The LVA version of this pattern is written in 23 point Droid Sans font in all black text with no italics. All of the directions are fully written out with no abbreviations or charts. The instructions are presented in a single column, left aligned with 2.5cm page margins. The pattern has been reviewed and tested to work with a screen reader.

The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background. Charts are in greyscale and do not rely on colour.

Published November 2009
PDF file size: 3.4MB
Product code: WW088KMayrose
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Elly Doyle