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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Limpetiole

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit & purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Twisted Stitches
  • Increase & decrease techniques

Pattern Description:

The gentle leaves that grow out of the brim adorn the body of the Hat, and graduate as stems of twisted knit stitches towards the crown. Drapey and slouchy, this beret is full of charm.

Instructions are provided in both written and charted format. Pattern also includes illustrated tutorials for relevant techniques.

Published November 2010

PDF file size: 1MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW125KLimpetiole

Technical editors: Heather Murray and Tana Pageler


Gauge 23sts x 30rows to 10cm/4inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 17 (19, 20, 22, 24) in/ 43.25 (48.25, 51, 55.75, 61) cm
  • Finished size: 14.5 (16, 17.5, 19, 20.5) in/ 36.75 (40.5, 44.5, 48.25, 52) cm


  • 100g/270m/300yds Manos del Uraguay Silk Blend
  • OR 100g/270m/300yds Malabrigo Silky Merino

You Will Also Need:

  • Set 3.75mm DPNs
  • Tapestry needle
  • Stitch markers

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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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