Elana's Corkscrew Beanie

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Elana's Corkscrew Beanie Pattern


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Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

I had a ball of Cocoon leftover after making a jumper, and wanted to make a hat for my friends baby girl for Christmas. All the other babies had a hat at some point from me, and I wanted to make something chunky but fun, that could be passed down if a little boy at a later stage! I picked up the needles and this just came out - it's fairly simple but it works nicely in this weight yarn I think.


16 sts and 23 rows per 4 in/10cm in stocking stitch, knit flat on 5.5mm (US 9) needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn
  • 3-6months
  • 6-12 months
  • 1-3yrs
  • 3-10yrs


  • 1 115m/126yd 3.5oz/100g Ball Rowan Cocoon in Kiwi
  • 1 pair 4.5mm (US7) x 30cm circular needles
  • 1 pair 5.5mm (US9) x 30cm circular needles
  • 5 x 5.5mm (US9) dpns for decreasing

Suggested yarn:

126 yards of Chunky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Rowan Cocoon



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About Designer

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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 other things until I was older. When I was 21, I found myself at a houseparty, and one of the girls there had a bag of knitting. I thought it was so cool, I made her remind me there and then, and since ...

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