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Sideways-knit garter stitch hugs the head, with a wide chevron band creating movement and even more elasticity for a great fit. Increases and decreases shape that beautiful chevron, but it’s short rows that mimic the classic spiralling crown on this multi-directional beanie.
Written for three sizes, the pattern also includes tutorials for the provisional cast-on and Kitchener stitch in garter stitch.
Available either as a single pattern or as part of the Painted Woolly Toppers collection.
160 [198, 240] yd/147 [181, 219] m
50yd/46m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter.St.
4Ply, fingering or sock weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Pair 2.75mm/UK12/US2 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
2.75mm crochet hook
Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Whimzy Twisted MN [399yd/365m per 100g; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon]
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head
28 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over St.St.
28 sts x 48 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over Garter St.
To fit sizes: 19 [21, 23] in/48.25 [53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 16 [18, 20] in/40.75 [45.75, 50.75] cm
Finished depth: 6.75 [7.75, 8.5] in/17.25 [19.75, 21.5] cm
Knit & purl sts, increases & decreases, short rows, provisional cast-on, grafting
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Kitchener Stitch (Garter St.)
Published May 2015
PDF file size: 3.3MB
Product code: WW257KDancette
Technical editor: Heather Murray