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  • Short Rows
  • Textured
  • Worked Flat
  • Worked In The Round

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Erica is a Hat of two styles: a peak brimmed beret and a slouchy regular brim beret. Softly strung circles decorate the body of this Hat, which are created by twisted and travelling stitches. The pattern is provided in 4 sizes, and is worked from the bottom up. The stitch pattern is provided in both written and charted formats. Yarn: Peaked version: 144 (184, 219, 261) yd/132 (169, 201, 239) m Slouchy version: 158 (196, 228, 266) yd/145 (180, 209, 244) m 33yd/31m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. Heavy DK weight, multi-plied yarn. Needles & Notions: Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge Plastic bottle/Plastic canvas for Brim Stitch marker as necessary Tapestry needle Sample details: Shown in Fyberspates Vivacious DK (251yd/230m per 115g; 100% Merino) Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head Gauge: 21 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St. 22 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib Sizes: To fit sizes: 18 (20, 22, 24) in/ 45.75 (50.75, 56, 61) cm Finished size: 16.25 (18.25, 20, 21.75) in/ 41.25 (46.25, 50.75, 55.25) cm Skills: Knit & purl stitches, Alternate Cable cast-on, Provisional cast-on, Joining Live stitches, Short rows, Twisted stitches, Knitting in the round, Increases & decreases Pattern contents: Written & charted instructions; Brim insert schematic

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Woolly Wormhead
Woolly Wormhead
Woolly Wormhead is a Hat architect. With a background in industrial, sculptural and fine art Textiles, these influences can be seen in her work; having always been a lover of Hats and a life-long knitter, she enjoys bringing these different aspects together. Constantly fascinated with unusual construction techniques, developing stitch combinations and techniques to achieve a unique, versatile piece, Woolly Wormhead is always encouraging knitters and crocheters to be more adventurous.