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Integrated earflaps make clever use of increase and decrease techniques, which are then shaped during the transition from the brim to the body. Adorned with ridges that highlight the colour changes of variegated yarn, Cornice is finished with everyone's favourite, the pompom!

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

100 [113, 133, 149, 173] yd/90 [102, 120, 134, 155] m
83yd/75m for the pompom (optional; can also be a different yarn, leftovers etc)
47yd/43m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.5mm/UK--/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend
[300yd/270m per 100g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk]

Shown in size 22.5in/57.25cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head

24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm over St.St.
24 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm over Garter St.

To fit size: 18 [19.5, 21, 22.5, 24] in/ 45.75 [49.5, 53.25, 57.25, 61] cm
Finished size: 16 [17.25, 18.75, 20, 21.25] in/ 40.75 [43.75, 47.75, 50.75, 54] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, pompoms

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round; schematic for pompom


Published May 2015

PDF file size: 3.4MB

Product code: WW259KCornice

Technical editor: Heather Murray