Polpo by Woolly Wormhead
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Polpo

Knitting
July 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
57 - 142 yards (52 - 130 m)
15, 17, 19, 21 in/38, 43.25, 48.25, 53.25 cm
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Yarn
57 (73, 89, 109) yd/53 (67, 82, 100) m
33yd/30m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, plied yarn.

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

Sample details
Shown in Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted Multi (225yd/206m per 4oz/114g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 19in/48.25cm, on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Malabrigo Merino Worsted (210yd/192m per 100g; 100% Merino)

Gauge
18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

Sizes
To fit size: 15 (17, 19, 21) in/ 38 (43.25, 48.25, 53.25) cm
Finished size: 12.5 (14.25, 16, 17.75) in/ 31.75 (36.25, 40.5, 45) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable and Cable Cast-ons

Published July 2011
PDF file size: 4.3MB
Product code: WW158BBPolpo
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray

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.