Risalire by Woolly Wormhead


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
214 - 360 yards (196 - 329 m)
19, 21.5, 23.5 in/48.25, 54.4, 59.75 cm
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Sly twisted-stitch patterning creates a subtle optical illusion in this simple slouch Hat with a split brim to pull low and keep your ears warm.

Charted as well as written instructions are provided for three sizes, with tutorials for the provisional cast-on and short rows.

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 (175yd/160m per 50g; 100% Merino)
Shown in size 21.5in/54.5cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Colinette Jitterbug (400yd/366m per 150g; 100% Merino)

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

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background. Charts are in greyscale and do not rely on colour.

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 May 2015
PDF file size: 3.9MB
Product no.: WW258KRisalire
Technical editor: Heather Murray