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Ability: Intermediate

Availability: In stock


Product Description

A slouchy, lacy, cabled beanie hat. Less than 2 balls of yarn, designed to fit both a child and an adult.

“Following this season’s trend for cables and lace, this oversized beanie hat is sure to become a wardrobe staple. Worked in 100% British wool in a chunky weight and with large needles, it works up deceptively quickly.” - Jo Storie


Sizes available - to fit head circumference:
Child - 45.5cm (18in)
Adult - 50.5cm (20in)

Knitted measurements approx:
Circumference at rib approx:
Child - 40cm (15¾in)
Adult - 44cm (17¼in)

Height approx:
Child - 27cm (10¾in)
Adult - 29cm (11½in)

Yarn type Rowan Purelife British Sheep Breeds Chunky 100% undyed wool
Yarn stockists Buy from the Jo Storie Yarn shop.
Yarn shade Blue Faced Leicester
Yarn weight Chunky / bulky
Amount of yarn

1 ball = 100g (approx 110m / 120yds)

You will need (approx):

Child size - 1.5 balls / 150g (165m / 180yds)
Adult size - 1.5 balls / 150g (165m / 180yds)

Ability Intermediate
Skills required You will need to be able to work a simple cable with lace and pick up and work a 2x2 rib. This hat could not be easier in its construction. It is worked as a rectangle which is drawn in at the top with a ribbed hem added. There are no shapings, the combination of stitches worked to the correct tension lend themselves to this slouchy beanie design.
Materials required

You will need:
• One pair of straight 8mm needles (US 11)
• a 6mm circular needle
• a cable needle and a tapestry needle for sewing.

Tension • 17sts x 16 rows to 10cm x 10cm over pattern using 8mm needles.


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