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This fun and quirky little Hat is knit top down, using a spiral cable pattern. The brim features a warm and stretchy garter stitch band and practical and well fitting earflaps.

4 sizes are included, ranging from 3mths through to teenager/small adult.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Playful Woolly Toppers collection.

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  • To fit size: 15 [17, 19, 21] in/ 38 [43.25, 48.25, 53.25] cm
  • Finished size: 13.75 [15.5, 17.5, 19.25] in/ 35 [39.5, 44.5, 49] cm


  • Yarn A: 40 [51, 61, 75] yd/ 37 [47, 56, 68] m
    Yarn B: 46 [57, 70, 85] yd/ 42 [52, 64, 72] m
    31yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
    Knit Picks Wool of the Andes
  • Set 4mm DPNs
  • Tapestry needle
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch markers as necessary


  • 20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
  • 20 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.

Skills required:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increase & decrease techniques
  • Cables & twists

Instructions are provided in written format.

Pattern includes illustrated tutorials for relevant techniques.

Published December 2011

PDF file size: 2.5MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW178KAlfur

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray

Page last updated 17/7/14