Candy Pi

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This beret worked in chunky yarn is the ideal introduction to knitting sideways. The chunky yarn makes for quick results, and the 3 sizes included ensures a well fitting Hat, each and every time.

This pattern is available to purchase separately, or as part of the Going Straight collection.

66 [84, 118] yd/61 [76, 108] m
21yd/19m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Chunky weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 5.5mm/UK5/US9 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5.5mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Araucania Nature Wool Chunky [131yd/120m per 100g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Manos Del Uruguay Wool Clasica [138yd/126m per 100g; 100% Wool]

Fit is determined by row gauge – adjust your needle size to ensure well fitting results.

16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.75 [50.75, 56] cm
Finished size: 14.5 [17, 19.5] in, 36.5 [43, 49.5] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch


Originally published December 2007; revised & republished January 2017.

PDF file size: 2.9MB

Product code: WW306GSCandyPi

Technical editors: Mary Louise Quick & Heather Murray