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Stranded knitting is used to full effect with this charming little Hat. Robot-like characters adorn the main body, and the distinctive crown is created through a combination of cleverly placed stripes and the crochet bind-off method.

Hat is worked in the round and bottom up, with a full 5 sizes included. A chart is provided for the colourwork.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Playful Woolly Toppers collection.

Yarn A: 42 [48, 63, 69, 88] yd/38 [44, 58, 63, 81] m
Yarn B: 48 [66, 82, 95, 114] yd/44 [60, 75, 87, 105] m
36yd/33m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
Sports weight, single ply 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 Brown Sheep Lanaloft Sports weight
[145yd/133m per 50g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 18in/45.75cm on model with 18.5in/47cm circumference head

24 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over Twisted Rib
24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over Stranded Motif

To fit sizes: 16 [18, 20, 22, 24] in/ 40.75 [45.75, 51, 56, 61] cm
Finished size: 15 [16.75, 18.25, 20, 21.75] in/ 38 [42.5, 46.25, 51, 55.25] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl stitches, alternate cable cast-on, stranded knitting techniques, crochet bind-off.

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons, Crochet Bind-off; Crown shaping schematic


Published August 2013

PDF file size: 3.4MB

Product code: WW225KGolem

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Tana Pageler