Windschief by Stephen West


October 2009
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stich using larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
100 - 140 yards (91 - 128 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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This simple beanie is knit in the round in stockinette stitch with a section of twisted ribbing. An increase and decrease cause the ribbed section to slant for a stylish stream-lined look. Instructions are provided for three different sizes. Choose a DK weight yarn like West Wool Tandem to knit this signature Westknits hat.

Available in Japanese here!

Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)

Finished Measurements: 16 (18, 20)” / 41 (46, 51)cm circumference. The hat can stretch 4” / 10cm to comfortably fit a range of head sizes. Medium size is shown on a 22.5” / 57cm head circumference. Measurements taken after blocking.

Yarn: DK weight

Yardage: 100 (120, 140)yds / 91 (110, 128)m

Shown in: West Wool Tandem (90% Falkland Merino, 10% Texel; 250yds / 229m per 100g skein)
Colorways - Grass Green & Dutch Sky (gray)

Needles: US 6 / 4mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or one size smaller than larger needle

US 7 / 4.5mm circular in 40” / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge

Use the magic loop method for knitting in the rnd with a long circular needle or use DPNS.

Notions: 3 stitch markers, 1 split ring marker, tapestry needle

Gauge: 20 sts & 30 rnds = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch after blocking using larger needles