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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
Tapestry needle

Sample details
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

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows, provisional cast-on, grafting

Pattern contents
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