Corby by Woolly Wormhead


August 2011
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
340 yards (311 m)
15, 17, 19, 21 in/ 38, 43.25, 48.25, 53.5 cm
low vision format available
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68yd/62m of each: MC, CC1, CC2, CC3 & CC4
39yd/35m in any colour for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch markers as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Pure Wool DK (142yd/130m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 19in/48.25cm, on model with 17.5in/44.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
King Cole Merino Blend DK (123yd/112m per 50g; 100% Wool)

22 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 15 (17, 19, 21) in/ 38 (43.25, 48.25, 53.5) cm
Finished size: 13 (14.5, 16, 17.5) in/ 33 (36.75, 40.5, 44.5) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable cast-on, Cable Cast-on & I-cords

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background and does not rely on colour.

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 August 2011
PDF file size: 3.4MB
Product code: WW167BBCorby
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray