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Since I can remember I have been experimenting with art and crafts, trying my hand at many many different things but when my Mam taught me knitting is when I really discovered my passion.

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Katherine beanie/ Chemo hat

from Knitted Wonderland
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Katherine beanie/ Chemo hat
Katherine beanie/ Chemo hat
Katherine beanie/ Chemo hat
Katherine beanie/ Chemo hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Circular knitting
  • Colour work
  • Shaping

Pattern Description:

The patterning at the brim of this hat makes this an instant success for spring & summer. It would be great for all-weather hat wearers and as a stunning Chemo cap. The yarn is a buttery soft Egyptian cotton, which is cool to the touch and has a luxurious sheen like silk.


24 sts / 29 rows = 4 ins/10 cm in St St using US #6/4mm ndls.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
  • To fit head size 21.5 (22.5, 23.5) ins / 55 (57, 60) cm


  • Sublime Egyptian cotton DK [100% cotton; 115 yds/105m per 50g/1.75 oz ball].
  • Main Colour: #SH 322 "Cream", 2 balls.
  • Contrast Colour: # SH 324 "Sky blue", 1 ball.

You Will Also Need:

  • US #2/3 mm circular needle, length 16 ins/40cm for brim.
  • US #4/3.5 mm circular needle, in lengths 16 ins/40cm for main body of hat & 32 ins/80cm for crown (using Magic Loop technique.)
  • OR: 1 set US #2/3mm & 1 set US #4/3.5mm dpn's.