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A fluffy cumulus sits atop zigzag cirrus lines that spiral to the crown in this cozy beanie. Soft, bulky yarn makes for a quick knit to whip up before the weather turns.

Cirro is worked from the bottom up and written for four sizes, with a tutorial for the alternate cable cast-on.

55 [73, 97, 121] yd/51 [67, 89, 111] m
22yd/20m for the pompom (optional)
28yd/26m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
Bulky weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 8mm/UK0/US11 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Cloudborn Fibers Superwash Merino Bulky Splash yarn [109yd/100m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino]

Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head

14 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 8mm needles over Garter St.
14 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 8mm needles over Twisted Rib

To fit size: 16 [18, 21, 23] in/40.75 [45.75, 53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 13.75 [16, 18.25, 20.5] in/35 [40.75, 46.25, 52] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, increases & decreases, eyelets, specialist cast-on, pompoms

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorial for Alternate Cable Cast-on

Published October 2017.

PDF file size: 3.1MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW313KCirro

Technical editor: Heather Murray