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Simply folding back the split brim turns this almost-beanie into a jaunty cloche. Stitches are picked up from the sideways-knit garter band (tutorial included) and worked in a simple textured stitch to the crown, showing off a beautiful yarn as much as two special buttons.

93 [119, 153] yd/85 [109, 140] m
40yd/35m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
Aran weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 & 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
4mm/UK8/US6 crochet hook
Pair 1in/2.5cm coordinating buttons
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Martin’s Lab Comfy Aran [182yd/166m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino] in shade ‘Thicket’

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

20 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.
20 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over cluster stitch pattern

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.75 [50.75, 56] cm
Finished size: 16 [17.5, 19.25] in/40.75 [44.5, 49] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Crochet Provisional Cast-on & Slipped Stitch Selvedge


Originally published September 2017; revised & republished January 2018.

PDF file size: 2.9MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW324KCampello

Technical editors: Clare Devine & Robynn Weldon