Turbine by Woolly Wormhead
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March 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
81 - 158 yards (74 - 144 m)
19.5, 21, 22.5, 24 in/49.5, 53.5, 57.25, 61 cm
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Cabled spirals work their way around the body of this distinctive Hat. With the crown shaping worked into the pattern, the spirals continue all the way to the crown.

81 (96, 115, 132) yd/76 (90, 107, 124) m
26yd/25m 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 Jamieson & Smith Shetland Aran (96yd/90m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22.5in/57.25cm on model with 23in/58.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Ístex Létt-Lopi (109yd/100m per 50g; 100% Icelandic Wool)

17 sts x 25 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 19.5 (21, 22.5, 24) in/49.5 (53.5, 57.25, 61) cm
Finished size: 16.5 (18, 19.5, 21) in/42 (45.5, 49.5, 53.5) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable cast-on & Cabling without a needle

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: 2.8MB
Product code: WW151KTurbine
Technical editor: Tana Pageler