Strudel by Woolly Wormhead


December 2007
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
198 - 302 yards (181 - 276 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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A romantic rasta style Hat, with its deep textured brim and airy, light body, that can be worn in a number of ways. Wear back for a casual look, or forward for the beret look, or to the side to be just that little bit different.

This pattern is available to purchase separately or as part of the Going Straight collection.

198 (235, 266) yd/181 (215, 243) m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 3.5mm/UK--/US4 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
3.5mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Pure Wool DK (142yd/130m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

24 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 16 (18, 20) in/40.75 (45.75, 50.75) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, cables, basic lace (eyelets)

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch

Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, simply work more or fewer panels to achieve the desired size.

Rows 12, 14 & 16 in chart have mismatched yo/k2tog at either start or end of body section - please refer to written instructions for the correct instructions.

Row 18 should read - yo, k2tog 11 (12, 13) times, w&t.
Chart is correct.

Pattern PDF file is correct with errors amended.

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 December 2007
PDF file size: 3MB
Product code: WW057GSStrudel
Technical editors: Mary Louise Quick & Heather Murray