Retro Beanie by Woolly Wormhead
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Retro Beanie

October 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
183 - 350 yards (167 - 320 m)
14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24 in/35.5, 40.75, 45.75, 51, 56, 61 cm
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD buy it now

This fun retro pattern is worked from the bottom up, and a generous 6 sizes are included!

93 (115, 140, 160, 197, 229) yd/85 (105, 128, 146, 180, 210) m
90yd/82m for a 3in/7.5cm pompom
31yd/28m 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 Wharfdale WoolWorks Alpaca Merino DK (215yd/197m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Alpaca)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head

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

To fit sizes: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22, 24) in/ 35.5 (40.75, 45.75, 51, 56, 61) cm
Finished size: 12.75 (14.5, 16, 17.5, 19.25, 20.75) in/ 32.5 (36.75, 40.75, 45.5, 48.75, 52.75) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on for 1x1 & 2x2 rib; pompom schematic

This pattern was originally sold to raise funds for Save Mutonia:

This fun pattern is being sold to help raise money for the ‘Save Mutonia’ fund. Our artists commune is under threat, and we’re raising money to help cover the costs incurred of defending our home. Every penny raised from the sale of this pattern will go towards this worthy cause!

More information can be found here.

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 October 2012
PDF file size: 3.2MB
Product code: WW214KRetroBeanie
Technical editor: Ruth Garcia-Alcantud