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Lenina Pattern


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Knitting: Lenina
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit & purl stitches
  • cables
  • short rows
  • provisional cast-on
  • 3-needle bind-off

Pattern Description:

Previously published in book 'Brave New Knits', this sideways knit Hat is now available to purchase individually.

Featuring an unusual construction, this Hat starts as a series of panels which are later joined with a 3-needle bind off. Pattern is provided in 3 sizes, and in both written and charted format. Pattern also includes illustrated tutorials for the techniques.

Originally published August 2010, republished October 2012

PDF file size: 2.2MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW085KLenina

Technical editor: Heather Murray


17 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 18 (21, 23) in/ 45.5 (53, 58.5) cm
  • Finished size: 15.75 (18.25, 21] in/ 40 (46.5, 53.5) cm


  • Malabrigo Merino Worsted
  • Approx 16yd/15m waste yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Pair 4.5mm straight needles
  • 4.5mm crochet hook
  • Stitch holders

About Designer

About Designer

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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 knitter, she enjoys bringing these different aspects together.

Constantly fascinated with unusual construction techniques, developing stitch combinations and techniques to achieve a unique, versatile ...

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