Sumner by Woolly Wormhead


July 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
168 - 393 yards (154 - 359 m)
17, 19, 21, 23 in/ 43.25, 48.25, 53.25, 58.5 cm

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Circles disappear with perfect precision into the crown of this beanie that features a deep folded brim and clever tucks. The stitches add shape while the 4ply yarn ensures there is no bulk which makes this a year round Hat to knit and wear.

168 (220, 279, 346) yd/154 (201, 255, 317) m
47yd/43m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4ply/Fingering/Sock weight, multi-plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 2.5mm/UK--/US 1½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in BabyLongLegs Semi~Precious 4ply
(437yd/400m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50% Silk)
Shown in size 21in/51cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Cascade Heritage Silk (437yd/400m per 100g; 85% Merino, 15% Silk)

30 sts x 44 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 17 (19, 21, 23) in/ 43.25 (48.25, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 15 (17, 19.25, 21.25) in/ 38 (43.25, 49, 54) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl stitches, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, joining live stitches, picking up stitches, knitted tucks

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional cast-on, Picking up Sts & Joining Live Sts

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background and does not rely on colour.

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 July 2012
PDF file size: 3.2MB
Product code: WW200KSumner
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray