Skelter by Woolly Wormhead
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October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
151 - 252 yards (138 - 230 m)
17 [18.5, 20, 21.5, 23] in
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Skelter was our 8th annual Mystery Hat-a-Long!

The Hat is designed to be worn low, so that the split brim can sit snuggle on the neck, and the brim cover the ears and hug the face for a warmer, more stylish version of a chullo Hat.

88 (110, 128, 162, 189) yd/81 (101, 117, 148, 172) m
63yd/58m for the pompom (optional; can also be a different yarn, leftovers etc).
39yd/36m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
Worsted weight, multi-plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Pure Wool Worsted (219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 21.5in/54.5cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

20 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
19 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 17 (18.5, 20, 21.5, 23) in/43.25 (47, 51, 54.5, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 15.25 (16.5, 17.75, 19, 20.25) in/38.75 (42, 45, 48.25, 51.5) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, cables, specialist cast-on

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cabling Without a Needle, Crochet Provisional Cast-on, 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.

Published November 2015
PDF file size: 2.9MB
Product code: WW265KSkelter
Technical editor: Heather Murray & Clare Devine