Ruislip by Woolly Wormhead
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January 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
122 - 247 yards (112 - 226 m)
16, 18, 21, 23 in/40.75, 45.75, 53.25, 58.5 cm
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Originally published in Simply Knitting, this flattering Hat is now available to purchase as an individual pattern.

The band on this Hat is knitted flat, then stitches are picked up for the body and crown, where the remainder of the Hat is worked in the round. A generous 4 sizes are included in the pattern, covering babies through to large adults.

122 (158, 199, 247) yd/111 (144, 182, 225) m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm St.St swatch
DK weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Sets 3.5mm/UK--/US4 & 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
1 x 1.5in/3.75cm button
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Fyberspates MCN DK (225yd/206m per 100g; 80% Superwash merino, 10% Nylon, 10% Cashmere)
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over Moss (Seed) St
22 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St

To fit sizes: 16 (18, 21, 23) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 14 (16, 18, 20) in/ 35.5 (40.75, 45.75, 51) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, picking up sts

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Picking up Sts & Knitting in the Round

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.

First published January 2013 by Simply Knitting magazine; republished July 2013
PDF file size: 3.1MB
Product code: WW208KRuislip
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler