Trenza is an interesting beanie, comprising of a sideways cable and lace band, which is grafted together. The body stitches are then picked up and worked vertically.
102 (127, 155) yd/93 (117, 142) m
30yd/28m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Heavy DK or Worsted weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Pair 4mm/UK8/US6 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
4mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Natural Dye Studio Dazzle DK
(240yd/220m per 100g; 100% BFL)
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head
Fyberspates Vivacious DK
(251yd/230m per 115g; 100% Merino)
20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
To fit size: 18 (21, 23) in/45.75 (53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 15 (17.5, 20) in/38 (44.5, 51) cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, picking up sts, provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, cables, basic lace (eyelets)
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch
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.
First published December 2009 by Yarn Forward magazine; republished June 2010
PDF file size: 3.5MB
Product code: WW092Trenza
Technical editor: Tana Pageler