Half Theory by Woolly Wormhead

Half Theory

March 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
103 - 217 yards (94 - 198 m)
18.5, 21.5, 24 in/47, 54.5, 61 cm
low vision format available
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Based on the theories of halves, ‘Half Theory’ is a beanie full of intriguing details - from the half-life motif right through to the unique crown shaping formula.

The pattern is provided in both written and charted format, with 3 sizes that covers 12 months through to large adult. An illustrated tutorial covering the specialist cast on is also included, providing you with everything you need to knit your new Hat.

103 (135, 177) yd/95 (124, 163) m
40yd/37m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
light DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.5mm/UK–/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
The Little Knitting Company Cashmere & Yak (95yd/87m/25g; 42% Cashmere, 40% Yak,18% Wool)
Shown in size 21.5in/54.5cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Simply Shetland Lambswool & Cashmere (136yd/124m/50g; 87.5% Lambswool, 12.5% Cashmere)

24 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 37 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib, lightly stretched

To fit sizes: 18.5 (21.5, 24) in/47 (54.5, 61) cm
Finished size: 16 (18.75, 21.25) in/40.75 (47.5, 54) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Alternate Cable Cast-on

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background. Charts are in greyscale and do 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 March 2014
PDF file size: 2.6MB
Product code: WW229KHalfTheory
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler