Medici by Woolly Wormhead


March 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
128 - 232 yards (117 - 212 m)
20, 22, 25 in/50.75, 56, 63.5 cm

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Arches created by twisted stitches grow from the brim of this Hat and adorn the body. Medici is a gentle tam, beautiful and structured, and ideal for solid or semi-solid yarns.

128 (161, 200) yd/116 (147, 182) m
32yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, plied yarn.

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

Sample details
Shown in Wollmeise Molly Worsted (219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Merino)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Madeline Tosh Vintage (200yd/183m per 100g; 100% Merino)

20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 20 (22, 25) in, 51 (56, 63.5) cm
Finished size: 18 (20.25, 22.5) in, 45.5 (51.5, 57) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Alternate 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.

Published March 2010
PDF file size: 2.5MB
Product code: WW145KMedici
Technical editor: Tana Pageler