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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Pavone

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increases and decreases
  • Multiple yarnovers/eyelets

Pattern Description:

This gorgeous slouchy Hat was originally published in The Knitter, issue 32, and is now available as an individual pattern.

The subtle stitch pattern, inspired by peacock feathers, grows out of the brim into the body. A gentle gathering at the crown enhances the slouchy design.

Pattern is worked from the bottom up and includes charts for both the stitch pattern and the crown shaping. 5 sizes are included. Pattern also includes illustrated tutorials for relevant techniques.

Originally published May 2011, republished November 2011

PDF file size: 1.3MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW133KPavone

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray


26 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over brim pattern
24 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.5mm needles over St.St.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 18 (19, 21, 22, 23) in/ 45.75 (48.25, 53.25, 56, 58.5) cm
  • Finished size: 15 (16.25, 17.25, 18.25, 19.5) in/ 38.25 (41, 43.75, 46.5, 49.25) cm


  • 65 (74, 78, 90, 100) g/182 (208, 219, 252, 280) yd/167 (190, 200, 230, 256) m Old Maiden Aunt Alpaca Silk Sport/DK

You Will Also Need:

  • Set 3.25mm & 3.5mm DPNs
  • Tapestry needle
  • Cable needle
  • Stitch marker

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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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