Sproutling by Woolly Wormhead
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May 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
92 - 174 yards (84 - 159 m)
16, 18, 20 in/ 40.75, 45.75, 51 cm

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This cute little Hat features picot edgings to create a flower cum sprout-like detail.

3 sizes are included, ranging from 6 months through to large child/small adult. Pattern is worked bottom up and in the round.

Yarn A: 31 (40, 53) yd/28 (37, 49) m
Yarn B: 61 (74, 90) yd/55 (68, 82) m
31yd/28m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. in either yarn
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 & 3.5mm/UK--/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in King Cole Merino Blend DK
(123yd/112m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 19.5in/49.5cm circumference head

24 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over 1x1 Rib
24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 16 (18, 20) in/ 40.5 (45.75, 51)
Finished size: 14 (16, 18) in/ 35.5 (40.5, 45.75) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl stitches, knitting in the round, cast on & cast off techniques, increases & decreases, joining live stitches, provisional cast-on, I-cords

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Picking Up sts, Joining Live sts, Alternate Cable & Cable Cast-ons

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 2013
PDF file size: 5.1MB
Product code: WW220KSproutling
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray