Risalire by Woolly Wormhead
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May 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 46 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
270 - 360 yards (247 - 329 m)
19in, 21.5in, 23.5in
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Risalire is a modern take on the traditional bonnet. The brim is worked flat and shaped with short rows to reflect the traditional style. The body is then worked vertically, with a few increases to create body and a gathered crown.

214 (266, 324) yd/195 (243, 296) m
56yd/52m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4Ply, Sock or Fingering weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 2.25mm/UK13/US1 & 2.5mm/UK--/US1½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
2.25mm crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Koigu KPPPM

Shown in size 21.5in/54.5cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Colinette Jitterbug

29 sts x 46 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over St. St.
28 sts x 60 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over Garter St.
28 sts x 58 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over Slipped St. pattern

To fit sizes: 19 (21.5, 23.5) in/48.25 (54.5, 59.75) cm
Finished size: 16 (18.25, 20.5) in/40.75 (46.25, 52) cm
Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Short rows

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.