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Basel is a beanie with an interesting sweeping, spiral like texture. The lines of stitches adorning this Hat come out from the brim, up into the body, and gently merge into the crown, keeping the spiral pattern continuous throughout the Hat.


  • To fit size: 16 (18, 21, 23) inches, 40.75 (45.75, 53.25, 58.5) cm
  • Finished size: 13 (15.25, 17.5, 19.5) inches, 33 (38.75, 44.5, 49.5) cm


  • 100g/201m/220yds Cascade 220
    OR 100g/224m/245yds Brown Sheep Nature Spun Worsted
  • Set 4mm DPNs
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers as necessary
  • Gauge 20sts x 30rows to 10cm/4inches

Skills required:

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

Instructions are provided in both written and charted format.

Published September 2010

PDF file size: 1.2MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW116KBasel

Technical editors: Tana Pageler and Heather Murray

Page last updated 28/9/10