Originally published with Simply Knitting, this pattern is now available to purchase individually.
The simplicity of Woolly Wormhead’s contemporary unisex design means this beanie will complement most styles of clothing and can be dressed up or down. Women can accessorise it by adding a crocheted flower or knitted brooch. And, what’s fabulous too is that you’ll be able to knit it in just a weekend.
Sample shown in Fyberspates Scrumptious Aran (180yd/165m per 100g; 55% Merino, 45% Silk). Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 23in/58.5cm circumference head.
Gauge: 18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St. 18 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Garter St.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, twisted sts, specialist cast-on
- Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons
- US Imperial Measurement / Metric Measurement
- To fit sizes 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 51, 56, 61) cm
- Suitable for Beginners
Materials you need at home:
- 65 (83, 104, 127, 153) yd/59 (77, 96, 117, 140) m Aran weight, plied yarn
- 31yd/28m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
- Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
- Stitch marker as necessary
- Tapestry needle
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