Vlora by Woolly Wormhead


May 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
158 - 261 yards (144 - 239 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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Vlora is a modern brimmed beret knit sideways on straight needles, and suits a wide range of people. The gentle swirls use a simple cable twist technique which add interest to the softly slouchy body.

158 (194, 230) yd/145 (177, 210) m
31yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Pair 4mm/UK8/US6 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
4mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Cable needle
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Cascade 220 (220yd/201m per 100g; 100% Peruvian Wool)
Shown in size 20in/50.75cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Brown Sheep Nature Spun Worsted (245yd/224m per 100g; 100% Wool)

20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 14.75 (17.25, 19.75) in/37.5 (43.75, 50.25) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, cables

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch

Fit is determined by row gauge– if your gauge differs, simply work more or fewer panels to achieve the desired size.

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 May 2008
PDF file size: 3.5MB
Product code WW054KVlora
Technical editor: Tana Pageler