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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Rennie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl stitches
  • Knitting in the round
  • Increases and decreases
  • Lace
  • Provisional cast-on
  • Folded brim/joining live stitches
  • Twisted stitches

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this feminine beanie features a cluster of leaf motifs on a reverse stocking stitch background. Growing up from the soft picot edged brim, the leaf motifs graduate towards the crown and integrate with the shaping.

The pattern is provided in both written and charted format, and includes 3 sizes.

Tutorials for specialist techniques can be download from the Designer's website; links are included in the pattern.


Gauge 24sts x 36rows to 10cm/4inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 19 (21, 23) in/ 48.25 (53.25, 58.5) cm
  • Finished size: 17.25 (18.75, 20) in/ 43.75 (47.5, 50.75) cm


  • 37.5 (40.5, 50) g/138 (157, 185) m/151 (172, 202) yd Shilasdair Luxury 4ply

You Will Also Need:

  • Set 3mm DPNs
  • Waste yarn, approx. 3m
  • 2.75mm/3mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry 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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