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Inspired by Victorian caps, the lace droplet pattern circles around the Hat, creating an interesting concentric effect, with the shaping cleverly incorporated into the pattern.

Pattern is worked from the bottom up and includes charts for both the stitch pattern and the crown shaping. 


  • To fit size: 19 [22, 25] in/48.25 [56, 63.5] cm
  • Finished size: 17 [19, 21.25] in/43 [48.5, 54.25] cm


  • 116 [153, 195] yd/106 [140, 179] m
    Eden Cottage Langdale Superwash Aran 
  • Set 4.5 DPNs
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers as necessary
  • 18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm 

Skills required:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increase & decrease techniques
  • Lace
  • Alternate cable/Tubular cast-ons

Instructions are provided in both written & charted format.

Originally published April 2011, republished August 2014

PDF file size: 2.8MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW129KBanksia

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler

Page last updated 21/8/14