This pillbox style Hat stands tall with its tapering shape and firm fabric. The fabric is knit at a tighter gauge to ensure the shape remains proud while clever construction continues the shape right to the very top.
154 (183, 225, 264) yd/140 (166, 205, 241) m
39yd/36m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.25mm/UK10/US3
DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
3.25mm crochet hook
Approx 3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in KnitPicks Gloss DK
(123yd/112m per 50g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk)
Shown in size 20.5in/52cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head
The yarn is knitted tighter than recommended gauge for firmness of fabric.
24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over Moss (Seed) Stitch
To fit sizes: 17 (19, 20.5, 22) in/ 43.25 (48.25, 52, 56) cm
Finished size: 16 (17.25, 18.75, 20) in/ 40.5 (43.75, 47.5, 50.75) cm
Knit & purl sts, provisional cast on, joining live sts, increases & decreases, knitting in the round, tucks
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Joining Live sts & Picking Up sts
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: 3.4MB
Product code: WW202KTaboosh
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray