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Jo Storie on craftsy.com
Scottish Borders, UK

I've been involved in knitting for many years, having graduated with a first class degree in knitted textiles from the Scottish College of Textiles.

My early career saw me working as a knitwear ...

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Cove Hat

from Jo Storie Hand Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cove Hat
Cove Hat
Cove Hat
Cove Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This pattern is classed as 'easy', but you should be able to work in basic moss and cable stitches.

Pattern Description:

A slouchy beanie hat

"The words 'oversized' and 'slouchy' best describe this cosy beanie hat. A giant horseshoe cable wraps around the head on a
ground of textured moss stitch." - Jo Storie

The cardigan shown in the images is Chloe, which is also available as a pattern, and there is also a Cove cardigan and snood using the same horseshoe cable as Cove hat.

Buy Cove Hat
Our hand knitters in Scotland have been busy knitting up a limited number of the hats for you to buy - they'll make great Christmas presents. For more information, and to order your own Cove Hat, go to http://www.jostorie.com/cove-hat-knitted.html


13 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches (10cm) in moss stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size - circumference: 50.5cm (20in)
  • Knitted measurements approx: Circumference - 54cm (21in) Height - 32cm (12in)


  • You'll need approximately 360 yards (329 m) of bulky / chunky weight yarn - we've used Rowan 'Purelife' undyed 100% wool. The shade shown in the photos is Steel Grey Sussex.
  • You'll also need: one pair of straight 7mm (US 10.5) needles, a cable needle and a tapestry needle for sewing.

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