Star Beanie by Woolly Wormhead

Star Beanie

September 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
95 - 198 yards (87 - 181 m)
17, 19, 21, 23 in/43.25, 48.25, 53.25, 58.5 cm

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Star Beanie is a simple yet subtle Hat. Using a classic textured stitch that has been converted for knitting in the round, this beanie is both super warm and stretchy. At the crown you’ll find a tripod decrease pattern, giving this Hat subtle shape and detail.

95 (117, 141, 167) yd/87 (107, 129, 153) m
31yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, plied yarn

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

Sample details
Shown in Cascade 220 (220yd/201m per 100g; 100% Peruvian Wool)
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Rowan Pure Wool Worsted (219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Wool)

20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 25 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over stitch pattern

To fit size: 17 (19, 21, 23) in/43.25 (48.25, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 14 (16, 18, 20) in/35.5 (40.5, 45.5, 50.5) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable 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 September 2009
PDF file size: 2.9MB
Product code: WW087KStarBeanie
Technical editor: Elly Doyle