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Stranded knitting is used to full effect with this charming little Hat. Robot-like characters adorn the main body, and the distinctive crown is created through a combination of cleverly placed stripes and the crochet bind-off method.

Hat is worked in the round and bottom up, with a full 5 sizes included. A chart is provided for the colourwork.

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


  • To fit size: 16 [18, 20, 22, 24] in/ 40.75 [45.75, 51, 56, 61] cm
  • Finished size: 15 [16.75, 18.25, 20, 21.75] in/ 38 [42.5, 46.25, 51, 55.25] cm


  • Yarn A: 42 [48, 63, 69, 88] yd/38 [44, 58, 63, 81] m
    Yarn B: 48 [66, 82, 95, 114] yd/44 [60, 75, 87, 105]m
    36yd/33m for the swatch
    Brownsheep Lanaloft Sports weight
  • Set 3.25mm & 3.5mm DPNs or Circular
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers as necessary


  • 24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over Stranded Motif

Skills required:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Stranded knitting techniques
  • Alternate Cable cast-on
  • Crochet bind-off

Instructions are provided in written format with a chart for the stranded motif.

Pattern includes illustrated tutorials for relevant techniques.

Published August 2013

PDF file size: 2.9MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW225KGolem

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler

Page last updated 17/7/2014