Swinton by Woolly Wormhead
Welcome! You are browsing as a guest
Create a free account to see 14 projects made from this pattern and more... What am I missing?


September 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
77 - 228 yards (70 - 208 m)
16, 18.5, 21, 23 in/40.75, 47, 53.25, 58.5 cm
This pattern is available for $7.00 USD
buy it now or visit pattern website

With its sideways brim with integrated earflaps, Swinton is a classic helmet style Hat redesigned for hand-dyed yarns.

77 (107, 148, 182) yd/70 (98, 135, 166) m
46yd/42m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
DK weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
3.5mm crochet hook
Approx 1yd/1m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Countess Ablaze The English Gentleman DK (263yd/240m per 100g; 50% Bluefaced Leicester, 50% Masham)

Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 16 (18.5, 21, 23) in/40.75 (47, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 14 (16, 18, 20) in/35.5 (40.75, 45.75, 50.75) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Crochet Provisional Cast-on and Garter Stitch Kitchener

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 2016
PDF file size: 1.7MB
Product code: WW278KSwinton
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Clare Devine