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Aileron is a beanie designed to make the most of hand painted sock yarns. Featuring offset columns of slipped stitches, the Hat is a quick and enjoyable knit.

Pattern is provided in 6 sizes, and is constructed bottom up and in the round.

93 [120, 152, 183, 221, 267] yd/85 [110, 139, 168, 202, 244] m
70yd/64m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4Ply/sock/fingering weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 2.5mm/UK–/US1½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Cloudborn Fibers Merino Superwash Sock Twist [467yd/427m per 100g; 80% Wool, 20% Polyamide]

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

32 sts x 50 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over St.St.
32 sts x 64 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 14 [16, 18, 20, 22, 24] in/35.5 [40.75, 45.75, 50.75, 56, 61] cm
Finished size: 12 [13.5, 15, 16.5, 18, 19.5] in/30.5 [34.25, 38, 42, 45.75, 49.5] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round

Published August 2016.

PDF file size: 2.5MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW293KAileron

Technical editors: Clare Devine