Pinecone Trail Hat by Maria Folsom

Pinecone Trail Hat

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.


  • 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