PentaCap by Woolly Wormhead


September 2022
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
100 - 200 yards (91 - 183 m)
19, 21, 23, 25 inches/48.25, 53.25, 58.5, 63.5cm
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A simple beanie with clean lines and attention to detail, creating a striking finish.

Worsted weight, single or plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Spare single needle, 2 sizes larger
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Little Fox Mere Worsted (200yd/183m per 115g; 100% Superwash Merino)

Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 20in/50.75cm circumference head

20 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Stocking St.
20 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 19 (21, 23, 25) in/48.25 (53.25, 58.5, 63.5) cm
Finished size: 16 (18, 20, 22) in/40.75 (45.75, 50.75, 56) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, standard bind-off, picking up stitches, increases & decreases

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.

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.