Rainbow Warrior

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A striking ear-flap/chullo Hat with a distinct pixie crown. This design makes the most of yarns with long colourways, although most variegated or hand-painted yarns would work well.

This pattern is only available as part of the Going Straight collection.

146 [171, 199] yd/133 [156, 181] m
29yd/26m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Heavy Aran or Chunky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 5mm/UK6/US8 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Noro Kureyon
[219yd/200m per 100g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, adjust your needle size to achieve the correct fit. This Hat requires a specific number and placement of panels, as outlined in the notes.

16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.75 [50.75, 56] cm
Finished size: 16.75 [18.5, 20] in/42.5 [47, 50.75] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch, knitting into the row below (brioche), increases & decreases

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional cast-on, Kitchener Stitch & Short Rows


Published December 2007

PDF file size: 4MB

Product code: WW059GSRainbowWarrior

Technical editors: Mary Louise Quick & Heather Murray