Pinwheel Beret by Woolly Wormhead

Pinwheel Beret

March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
19, 22, 24.5 in/48.25, 55.75, 62.25 cm
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The Pinwheel Beret is another design that makes the most of sock yarn and the many colourways it comes in!

Worked top down in a pinwheel type pattern that is easy to memorise, this Hat is a pleasant and straightforward knit. With careful weaving in of the ends, the Hat could be fully reversible.

Pattern is worked top down, in the round and inside out. Pattern is provided in written format.

100g/420m/459yds Sock weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 2.5mm/UK--/US1½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Zitron Trekking Hand Art Sock (75% new Wool, 25% Nylon)

Shown in size 19in/48.25cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

32 sts x 40 rows to 10cm/4” on 2.5mm needles over St.St
30 sts x 40 rows to 10cm/4” on 2.5mm needles over Twisted Rib

To fit sizes: 19 (22, 24.5) in/ 48.25 (55.75, 62.25) cm
Finished size: 16 (18.75, 21.25) in/ 40.75 (47.5, 54) cm

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

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.

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.

Republished March 2018