Schwimmen by Shannon Cook


October 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
19.5 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch (in the round)
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
225 yards (206 m)
One Size
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Schwimmen is part of SEASONLESS, a Mini Collection from designers Jane Richmond and Shannon Cook. Print copies of Seasonless can be purchased HERE.


Schwimmen is a fun and enjoyable project with a flowing pattern repeat & addictive open work. It’s an interesting and pleasant knit that is sure to be a staple in your year round wardrobe.

1 skein Madelinetosh Tosh DK (100% Superwash Merino, 225yds/206m), shown in Well Water {DK}

3.75mm/US5 needle (for ribbing) 16in circular OR 32in circular for Magic Loop Method
4.5mm/US7 needle (for working body of hat) 16in circular and dpns, OR 32in circular for Magic Loop Method

10 stitch markers
Yarn needle

19.5 sts and 27 rnds = 4in/10cm in St st on larger needles (in the rnd and blocked)

Finished Measurements
Approx 19in/48cm circumference (unstretched) and 10.75in/27cm long, blocked.