Windward by Woolly Wormhead
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Windward

Knitting
December 2007
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
168 - 290 yards (154 - 265 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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A gentle slouchy-cum-rasta Hat, using simple lace for the brim and picot edge for detail. Wonderful in solid and variegated yarns alike.

Yarn
168 (209, 254) yd/154 (192, 233) m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 3.75mm/UK9/US5 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
3.5mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Garnstudio Camelia Superwash DK (190yd/174m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Gauge
24 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St.

Sizes
To fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 15.5 (17.75, 20) in/39.5 (45.75, 50.75) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, basic lace (eyelets), picots

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

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

Support
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 December 2007
PDF file size: 3.3MB
Product code: WW060GSWindward
Technical editors: Mary Louise Quick, Tana Pageler & Heather Murray