Clever use of simple increases and decreases create the double chevron that works it's way around this sideways knit Hat.
This pixie (slightly pointed beanie?) begs for a bright, variegated hand-dyed yarn! Worked up in aran weight, the pattern is quick and memorable.
Available as a single pattern or as part of the Painted Woolly Toppers for Kids collection.
87 [115, 136, 182] yd/80 [105, 124, 166] m
35yd/32m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
Aran weight, plied yarn
Needles & Notions
Pair 4mm/UK10/US6 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
4mm crochet hook
Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Yarns From The Plain Mobberley Aran [193yd/176m per 100g; 70% Exmoor Blueface, 30% British Alpaca]
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head
18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
18 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.
To fit size: 16 [18, 21, 23] in/40.75 [45.75, 53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 12.25 [14.5, 16.75, 19] in/31 [36.75, 42.5, 48.25] cm
Knit & purl sts, short rows, provisional cast-on, grafting
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Crochet Provisional Cast-on and Garter Stitch Kitchener
Published September 2016
PDF file size: 2.1MB
Product code: WW291KMobberley
Technical editors: Heather Murray & Clare Devine