Staggered by Woolly Wormhead
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June 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
49 - 162 yards (45 - 148 m)
15, 18, 20, 22, 24 in/38, 45.75, 50.75, 56, 61 cm
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Worked in the round and bottom up, Staggered is a pattern that suits beginners and experienced knitters alike.

With two versions included, and a range of sizes, this classic beanie pattern will keep many heads warm. Illustrated tutorials are also included for the specialist cast-ons, ensuring perfect results every time.

49 (66, 85, 107, 131) yd/45 (60, 78, 98, 120) m
31yd/28m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

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

Sample details
Shown in Debbie Bliss Blue Faced Leicester DK
(118yd/108m per 50g; 100% Blue Faced Leicester)
Shown in size 24in/61cm on model with 23in/58.5cm circumference head (wide rib version in brown); size 22in/56cm on model with 21in/53.25cm circumference head (twisted rib version in green)

Alternative yarn
Rowan Pure Wool DK (136yd/124m per 100g; 100% Wool)

22 sts x 35 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 15 (18, 20, 22, 24) in/38 (45.75, 50.75, 56, 61) cm
Finished size: 13 (15.25, 17.5, 19.75, 21.75) in/33.25 (38.75, 44.25, 50, 55.5) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for 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.

Originally published May 2010; revised & republished June 2014.
PDF file size: 2.9MB
Product code: WW111KStaggered
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler