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This pillbox style Hat stands tall with its tapering shape and firm fabric. The fabric is knit at a tighter gauge to ensure the shape remains proud while clever construction continues the shape right to the very top.

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

154 [183, 225, 264] yd/140 [166, 205, 241] m
39yd/36m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
DK weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.25mm/UK10/US3
DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
3.25mm crochet hook
Approx 3yd/3m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in KnitPicks Gloss DK
[123yd/112m per 50g; 70% Merino, 30% Silk]

Shown in size 20.5in/52cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

The yarn is knitted tighter than recommended gauge for firmness of fabric.

24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St.
24 sts x 40 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over Moss (Seed) Stitch

To fit sizes: 17 [19, 20.5, 22] in/ 43.25 [48.25, 52, 56] cm
Finished size: 16 [17.25, 18.75, 20] in/ 40.5 [43.75, 47.5, 50.75] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, provisional cast on, joining live sts, increases & decreases, knitting in the round, tucks

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Joining Live sts & Picking Up sts


Published July 2012

PDF file size: 3.4MB

Product code: WW202KTaboosh

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray