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A textured beanie with a little slouch and strong lines that add visual interest and character to this classic shape. This unisex Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up and is a versatile knit that will showcase hand dyes and semi solids perfectly.

Available either as a single pattern or as part of the Classic Woolly Toppers collection

125 [154, 190, 233, 284] yd/115 [140, 174, 213, 260] m
51yd/47m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Sport weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.25mm/UK10/US3 & 3.5mm/UK--/US4 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in SparkleDuck Genie DK
[284yd/260m per 100g; 60% Superwash BFL, 20% Silk, 20% Nylon]

Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head


27 sts x 37 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Twisted Rib
24 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St

To fit sizes: 16 [18, 20, 22, 24] in/ 40.5 [45.75, 51, 55.75, 61] cm
Finished size: 14.25 [16, 17.75, 19.5, 21.25] in/ 36.25 [40.5, 45, 49.5, 54] cm

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

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


Published July 2012

PDF file size: 2.9MB

Product code: WW195KAlternato

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray