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My mum taught me to knit when I was 5 - I have early memories of sitting with a skein around my wrists while she wound it into a ball. I had a big imagination though and I suppose got interested in ...

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Corkscrew Beanie for Adults

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Corkscrew Beanie for Adults
Corkscrew Beanie for Adults
Corkscrew Beanie for Adults
Corkscrew Beanie for Adults
Corkscrew Beanie for Adults
Corkscrew Beanie for Adults

Pattern Description:

This pattern is the adult version of Elana's Corkscrew Beanie - a childs hat I designed from aged newborn to aged 10. A few knitters have mentioned it might be nice in adult sizes too so here it is!

This is an easy pattern that is great for a first "knit and purl" project and will get you working in the round as well. For those of you more experienced, it's a fun knit that can be completed in just a few evenings.

The result is a really snug, cosy beanie hat that swirls all the way to the top.


16 sts and 23 rows per 10cm/4" in stocking stitch, knit flat on 5.5mm (US9) needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Small(Approx 53-56cm/21-22.5")
  • Medium(Approx 57-59cm/22.5-23.5")
  • Large (Approx 60-62cm/23.5-24.4")


  • Approx 115-170m / 126-186yds 3.5-5.3oz / 100-150g Rowan Cocoon in 'Emerald'
  • 5 x 4.5mm (US7) double pointed needles
  • 5 x 5.5mm (US9) double pointed needles
  • 1 stitch marker
  • 1 sewing needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

170 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Cocoon



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