Wickery by Woolly Wormhead


January 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
140 - 208 yards (128 - 190 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 51, 55.75 cm

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This wonderful beret uses bias knitting techniques, combining fine cables and eyelet panels to create this striking effect.

The panels gently swirl around the body of the Hat and meet at the crown, where the shaping is hidden in the stitch pattern.

140 (163, 188) yd/128 (149, 173) m
30yd/28m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, plied yarn.

Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in Cascade 220 (220yd/201m per 100g; 100% Peruvian Wool)
Shown in size 22in/55.75cm on model with 21.75in/58.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Rowan Pure Wool Worsted (219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Wool)

20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Cable pattern (blocked open)

To fit sizes: 18 (20, 22) in/45.5 (51, 55.75) cm
Finished size: 16 (17.5, 19.25) in/40.5 (45, 48.75) cm

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

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 January 2008
PDF file size: 3MB
Product code: WW044KWickery
Technical editor: Tana Pageler