Vertitwist by Stephen West


June 2012
20 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
170 yards (155 m)
One size, different sizes can easily be achieved by choosing a different yarn weight and/or needle size.
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C3B: (cable 3 back) slip 2 stitches to cable needle and hold in back of work, k1, k2 from cable needle
C3F: (cable 3 front) slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in front of work, k2, k1 from cable needle

A twisted stitch brim is worked with short rows, forming little earflaps. Columnar cables in the body of the hat give texture and crisp lines and a pom pom at the top finishes this casual cap.

Finished Measurements: 16” / 41cm unstretched. Hat is designed to stretch and fit up to a 22” / 56cm circumference head. Work with a worsted weight yarn for a bigger size.

Yarn: DK weight

Yardage: 170yds / 155m (including pom pom)

Shown in: Madelinetosh Tosh DK (100% Superwash Merino; 225yds / 206m per 100g skein)
Green Version – Boxwood
Gray Version – Antique Lace

Needles: 16” US 6 / 4mm needles
1 set US 6 / 4mm DPNs

Gauge: 20 sts = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch