Tinker by Woolly Wormhead
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March 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
62 - 185 yards (57 - 169 m)
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Quick to knit and ideal for all ages, this Hat is a great introduction to cables.

62 (82, 105, 135, 185) yd/56 (75, 95, 123, 168) m
25yd/22m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in Studio Donegal Aran Tweed
(88yd/80m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 19in/48.25cm on model with 19in/48.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed (93yd/85m per 50g; 85% Wool, 15% Angora)

18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
23.5 sts x 27 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Cable pattern

To fit sizes: 14 (17, 19, 21, 23) in/35.5 (43.25, 48.25, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 12 (14.25, 16.5, 18.75, 21) in/30.5 (36.25, 42, 47.5, 53.25) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable cast-on, Cabling without a needle, 3-Needle bind-off, Crochet bind-off

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 March 2010
PDF file size: 3.5MB
Product code: WW147KTinker
Technical editor: Tana Pageler