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I am a homeschooling mama from New Zealand who finds inspiration in Nature.

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Whiritoa Slouch Beanie

from Koru Designs Aotearoa
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Whiritoa Slouch Beanie
Whiritoa Slouch Beanie
Whiritoa Slouch Beanie
Whiritoa Slouch Beanie
Whiritoa Slouch Beanie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit and purl stiches
  • crossing stitches over a link to a video tutorial is supplied for this
  • Knitting in the round

Pattern Description:

Whiritoa is a small costal village on the Coromandel Peninsula. The name Whiritoa means "meeting place of great wisdom" I can see how this came to be, Whiritoa has a vibe about it, one of great beauty and tranquillity. Its wee gem of a beach is just stunning, along with its amazing caves and powerful blowhole. We are lucky, and this is our front yard. This special place is what inspired this design.
Sizes: 50cm, 53cm, 55cm, 57cm, 60cm.
Yarn: 8ply/Dk.
Equipment: 3.75mm and 5.mm, 40cm circular needles (or size required for gauge), 2 x stitch markers, darning needle for weaving in end, and a balloon for blocking the finished hat.
Gauge: 19st/10cm in stocking stitch in 5.00mm needles.


19 sts/ 10cm in stocking st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • childs - adults


  • US 5 - 3.75 mm US 8 -5mm, circular knitting needles, 100g or less of Dk weight wool, stitch marker, ballon for blocking

Suggested yarn:

210 meters of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Koru Designs Aotearoa Hand dyed