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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Karenin

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit & purl stitches
  • knitting in the round
  • short rows
  • increases & decreases

Pattern Description:

A warm and protective knit, this aran weight aviator style Hat with integrated earflaps offers comfort on cold days and long nights. Initially started in pieces which are joined as the Hat progresses, the design calls for a garter stitch band and ear flaps to be worked before joining to create a smooth crown of warm stockinette.

Instructions are provided in written format. Pattern also includes illustrated tutorials for the relevant techniques.

Published July 2012

PDF file size: 1.9MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW198KKarenin

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray


18 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) in/ 40.75 (45.75, 51, 55.75, 61) cm
  • Finished size: 14.25 (16, 17.75, 19.5, 21.25)in/ 36.25 [40.75, 45, 49.5, 54] cm


  • 98 (127, 155, 190, 223) yd/90 (116, 142, 174, 205) m
  • Natural Dye Studio Dazzle Aran

You Will Also Need:

  • Set 4.5mm DPNs
  • Pair 0.75in/20mm buttons
  • stitch markers as necessary
  • tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Natural Dye Studio Dazzle Aran

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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 ...

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