Kilbride by Woolly Wormhead


September 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 58 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 1 - 2.25 mm
100 - 352 yards (91 - 322 m)
14, 16, 19, 21, 23 in/35.5, 40.5, 48.25, 53.25, 58.5 cm
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Kilbride is an exploration in garter stitch lace, texture and structure, which finishes with an unusual crown shaping. Ideal for hand-dyed yarns, it will work just as well in something solid in colour.

100 (140, 185, 243, 303) yd/92 (128, 170, 223, 277) m
49yd/45m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
Sock/Fingering/4ply weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 2.25mm/UK13/US1 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
2.25mm crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Old Maiden Aunt Merino 4ply (400yd/366m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino)

Shown in size 19in/48.25cm on model with 18in/45.75cm circumference head

31 sts x 42 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over St.St.
30 sts x 58 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 14 (16, 19, 21, 23) in/35.5 (40.75, 48.25, 53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 11.75 (13.75, 16, 18.25, 20.25) in/29.75 (35, 40.75, 46.25, 51.5) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Crochet Provisional 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 September 2016
PDF file size: 1.5MB
Product code: WW288KKilbride