Rocketeer by Woolly Wormhead


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August 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
69 - 122 yards (63 - 112 m)
16, 18, 20 in/ 40.75, 45.75, 51 cm

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69 (77, 95) yd/63 (71, 87) m
27yd/26m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
Chunky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 5.5mm/UK5/US9 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5.5mm crochet hook
Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Noro Kochoran (176yd/161m per 100g; 50% Wool, 30% Angora, 20% Silk)
Shown in size 20in/51cm, on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

17 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over St.St.
16 sts x 25 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 16 (18, 20) in/ 40.5 (45.75, 51) cm
Finished size: 13.5 (15.5, 17.25) in/ 34.25 (39, 44) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows, provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch (Garter St.)

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background and does 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 August 2011
PDF file size: 3MB
Product code: WW172BBRocketeer
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray