Pathfinder by Woolly Wormhead


November 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 3 - 3.25 mm
149 - 257 yards (136 - 235 m)
18in, 20in, 22in, 24in, 45.75cm, 50.75cm, 56cm, 61cm
low vision format available
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This Hat was designed for the Indie Untangled ‘Where We Knit Yarn Club’. Pathfinder is inspired by our trip to India and the beautiful Amber Palace in Jaipur. Twisted stitches travel around the Hat, as if through corridors and doorways, following their own intricate pattern towards the crown.

149 (182, 219, 257) yd/136 (166, 200, 235) m
59yd/54m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
3.5mm crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Asylum Fibers Daft DK (219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Merino)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21in/53.25cm circumference head

22 sts x 44 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Garter St.
24 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over travelling slipped stitch pattern.

To fit size: 18 (20, 22, 24) in/45.75 (50.75, 56, 61) cm
Finished size: 15.25 (17.5, 19.75, 21.75) in/ 38.75 (44.5, 50.25, 55.25) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, cables, slipped stitches

Pattern contents
Written and charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Provisional Cast-on (used as a permanent 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.