Asymloche cloche hat - knitting patterm

With its off-centre crown and architectural detail, Asymloche is no ordinary Hat.

Here we have a sideways knit Hat, a sideways knit asymmetrical cloche. Bringing together a host of different techniques Asymloche is a challenging and fun knit, resulting in an unusual and striking Hat.

Skills required: 
Knit & purl sts, increases & decreases, picking up sts, provisional cast-on, short rows, Kitchener stitch, I-cords (applied & bind-off, purled)

Sizes & Gauge: 
Gauge: 27sts x 38rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St.
 To fit size: 20in/51cm
 Finished sizes: 
 Circumference: 17.75in/45cm

Shortest length: 5.5in/14cm

Longest length: 8.75in/22.25cm

Gauge: 25sts x 34rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.
 To fit size: 22in/56cm
 Finished sizes: 
 Circumference: 19.75in/50.25cm

Shortest length: 6in/15.25cm
 Longest length: 9.5in/24.25cm


  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • Sizes to fit 20in/51cm, 22in/56cm
  • Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional cast-on, short rows & Kitchener st.

Materials you need at home:

  • 176yd/161m DK weight, plied yarn (sample shown in Juno Fibre Arts Buffy Pure (246yd/225m per 100g; 100% Wool))
  • 41yd/37m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.

  • Pair 3 (3.25) mm straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge

  • 3 (3.25) mm crochet hook

  • Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn

  • Stitch marker as necessary

  • Tapestry needle
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