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Featuring a sideways knit chevron brim and a deep envelope finish, Gallone is a Hat that not only mixes up techniques, but also provides fuss free knitting. It's also a Hat that begs to be made from your wildest or brightest sock yarns!

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

222 [275, 339, 399, 472] yd/203 [252, 310, 366, 432] m
43yd/40m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Sock/fingering/4ply weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 2mm/UK14/US0 & 2.25mm/UK13/US1 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
2mm crochet hook
Approx. 1yd/1m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in The Knitting Goddess British Wool & Nylon Sock [437yd/400m per 100g; 75% Mixed British Superwash Wool, 25% Nylon]

Shown in size 21.5in/54.5cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head

32 sts x 44 rows to 4in/10cm on 2mm needles over St.St.
32 sts x 56 rows to 4in/10cm on 2mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 14 [16.5, 19, 21.5, 24] in/35.5 [42, 48.25, 54.5, 61] cm
Finished size: 11.5 [13.75, 16, 18.25, 20.5] in/29.25 [35, 40.75, 46.5, 52] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch (garter)

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on and Garter Stitch Kitchener


Published May 2015

PDF file size: 3.3MB

Product code: WW255KGallone

Technical editor: Heather Murray