Pinecone Trail by Maria Folsom

Pinecone Trail

November 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Either Body or Brim
US 6 - 4.0 mm
190 - 200 yards (174 - 183 m)
Small 16.6”/ 42cm, (Large 16.6”/ 42cm)
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Come hit the trail with me! We will navigate twisted stitches and winding cables to arrive at a crown worthy of our adventure. Pinecone Trail is the perfect hat to keep you snuggly warm, no matter where life next takes you.

This pattern will be automatically added to your Ravelry account if you purchase the 3-part collection (bag, yarn and pattern) or the “Hat & Yarn only” kit at The Utah Fiber Collective Etsy store. More information at this link. You do not need to purchase this pattern separately.


  • Instructions are available both written and charted.


  • Small: 16.6”/ 42cm, (Large: 16.6”/ 42cm) circumference

  • Small: 8.5”/21.6cm, (Large: 10”/ 25.4cm) length

-Small fits as a beanie on adults and slouchy style for children & teens. Large fits slouchy style on adults.
-This is a very stretchy hat. Each size will accommodate a wide range of heads.


  • 190,(200)yards/ 174,(183)meters DK weight yarn. Solid or semisolid colors recommended. Sample used 74 grams of one skein of Yarnaceous Bronto DK in “Morganite”, in size Large.

  • Size 6 (US)/ 4.0mm circular needles, or size needed to meet gauge.

  • Size 6 (US)/ 4.0 mm double pointed needles, or your preferred method of working in the round in small circumference.

  • Cable needle, stitch markers, and tapestry needle for weaving in ends.

What do the test knitters think?

  • “Looks great, feels great.”-Carmin

  • “A wonderful distraction and a beautiful pattern. Exactly what I needed.”- Anne

  • “It’s been so enjoyable to knit and I can’t wait to share!!!”- Maggie, Yarnaceous Fibers