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Darkke beanie hat - knitting pattern

by Woolly Wormhead
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  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • Sizes to fit 19 (22, 24) in/ 48.25 (56, 61) cm (Finished size 16.75 (19.25, 21.75) in/ 42.5 (49, 55.25) cm)
  • Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable Cast-ons


This architectural beanie was originally published in issue 115 of Simply Knitting magazine, and is now available as a single pattern.

The columns of twisted stitches provide a strong detail, and the merino/silk blend of the recommended yarn adds shine and strength.

Worked from the bottom up and in the round, there are 3 sizes included and the pattern is provided in both written and charted format.

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

20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St. 
 20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Twisted Rib
 20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Twisted St. pattern

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Materials you need at home:

  • 104 (134, 172) yd/93 (123, 157) m heavy DK/Worsted weight, plied yarn (Sample shown in BabyLongLegs Semi~Precious DK (230yd/210m per 100g; 50% Merino, 50%Silk))
34yd/32m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
  • Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge

  • Stitch marker as necessary

  • Tapestry needle