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Lenina beanie - knitting pattern

by Woolly Wormhead
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  • Illustrated knitting pattern
  • Metric and imperial measurements
  • Sizes to fit: 18 (21, 23) in/45.5 (53, 58.5) cm (Finished size: 15.75 (18.25, 21) in/40 (46.5, 53.5) cm)
  • Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional cast-on, short rows, 3-Needle Bind-off


Previously published in Brave New Knits, this sideways knit Hat is now available to purchase individually.

Featuring an unusual construction, this Hat starts as a series of panels which are later joined with a 3-needle bind off. Pattern is provided in 3 sizes, and in both written and charted format.

Skills required: 
Knit & purl sts, cables, short rows, provisional cast-on, 3-needle bind-off, crochet edging

17 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St. 
 22 sts x 29 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over cable stitch pattern

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Materials you need at home:

  • 123 (160, 201) yd/113 (147, 184) m Worsted weight, single ply yarn (Sample shown in Malabrigo Merino Worsted (216yd/198m per 100g; 100% Merino))

  • 31yd/29m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St

  • Pair 4.5mm/UK7/US7 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge

  • 4.5mm crochet hook

  • Approx 16yd/15m waste yarn

  • Stitch holders as necessary

  • Tapestry needle

  • Cable needle