Taboosh Pattern


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Taboosh Pattern

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit & purl stitches
  • knitting in the round
  • increases & decreases
  • knitted tucks
  • provisional cast-on
  • joining live stitches

Pattern Description:

This pillbox style Hat stands tall with its tapering shape and firm fabric. The fabric is knit at a tighter gauge to ensure the shape remains proud while clever construction continues the shape right to the very top.

Pattern is worked in the round and bottom up. Illustrated tutorials are also included for specialist techniques.

Instructions are provided in written format.

Published July 2012

PDF file size: 2MB, image res. 300DPI

Product code: WW202KTaboosh

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray


24 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.25mm needles over St.St

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 17 [19, 20.5, 22] in/ 43.25 [48.25, 52, 56] cm
  • Finished size: 6 [17.25, 18.75, 20] in/ 40.5 [43.75, 47.5, 50.75] cm


  • 154 [183, 225, 264] yd/140 [166, 205, 241] m
  • KnitPicks Gloss DK

You Will Also Need:

  • Set 3mm & 3.25mm DPNs
  • 3.25mm crochet hook
  • Approx. 3yd/3m waste yarn
  • Stitch markers as necessary
  • tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

KnitPicks Gloss DK

About Designer

About Designer

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by WoollyWormhead
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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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