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A textured beanie with a little slouch and strong lines that add visual interest and character to this classic shape. This unisex Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up and is a versatile knit that will showcase hand dyes and semi solids perfectly.

Available either as a single pattern or as part of the Classic Woolly Toppers collection


  • To fit size: 16 [18, 20, 22, 24] in/ 40.5 [45.75, 51, 55.75, 61] cm
  • Finished size: 14.25 [16, 17.75, 19.5, 21.25] in/ 36.25 [40.5, 45, 49.5, 54] cm


  • 125 [154, 190, 233, 284] yd/115 [140, 174, 213,
    260] m
    51yd/47m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
    Sparkleduck Genie Sportsweight
  • Set 3.25mm & 3.5mm DPNs
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers as necessary


  • 24 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St

Skills required:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increase & decrease techniques
  • Alternate Cable cast-on

Instructions are provided in written format.

Pattern includes illustrated tutorials for relevant techniques.

Published July 2012

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

Product code: WW195KAlternato

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray


Page last updated 17/7/2014