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Originally published with Simply Knitting magazine at the start of the spring, the rights have now reverted back and you can now get your hands on a copy of the Adiantum pattern.

Knit in a delicious sport weight yarn from RipplesCrafts, the lace pattern is easily memorised and results in a slouchy Hat that everyone will love.


167 [208, 254] yd/153 [191, 231] m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Sport weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Ripples Crafts Merino Sport Weight [286yd/262m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino]

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

Alternative yarns
Miss Babs Yummy 3-ply [335yd/306m per 150g; 100% Merino]
Madeline Tosh Tosh Sport [270yd/247m per 100g; 100% Merino]

24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched

To fit size: 19 [21.5, 24] in/48.25 [54.5, 61] cm
Finished size: 16.25 [18.75, 21] in/41.25 [47.5, 53.25] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, lace

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons


First published March 2016 by Simply Knitting magazine; republished August 2016.

PDF file size: 2.33MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW268KAdiantum

Technical editor: Heather Murray