Rainbow Warrior by Woolly Wormhead
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Rainbow Warrior

December 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
146 - 228 yards (134 - 208 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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A striking ear-flap/chullo Hat with a distinct pixie crown. This design makes the most of yarns with long colourways, although most variegated or hand-painted yarns would work well.

146 (171, 199) yd/133 (156, 181) m
29yd/26m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Heavy Aran or Chunky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 5mm/UK6/US8 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Noro Kureyon (219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 16.75 (18.5, 20) in/42.5 (47, 50.75) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, knitting into the row below (brioche), increases & decreases

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional cast-on, Kitchener Stitch & Short Rows

Fit is determined by row gauge– if your gauge differs, adjust your needle size to achieve the correct fit. This Hat requires a specific number and placement of panels, as outlined in the notes.

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 December 2007
PDF file size: 4MB
Product code: WW059GSRainbowWarrior
Technical editor: Mary Louise Quick