Pattern: Yellowhammer Hat

Yellowhammer Hat

Just in time for Christmas! You can’t go wrong with a beanie hat. I’m very pleased with how the plaid turned out. Not only do those black columns hide the unsightly colour jogs you can get when knitting in the round, it gives you lovely neat decreases too!

Yellowhammer Hat

I’ve already reviewed the yarn, Cornish Organic DK, but it can’t hurt to repeat my opinion of it being a delightfully sturdy wool yarn to work in. Any other decent wool should suffice though – I know I have fancy tastes.

The pattern is now available to buy on Ravelry! It’s knitted in the round with fully charted decreases for your convenience – hope you enjoy it!

Pattern Details:

Size: To fit average adult head circumference of 22”

Gauge: 22 sts/ 24 rnds per 4in(10cm) in plaid pattern.

Tools: 1 set of 3.5mm dpns (US size 4), 1 set of 3.75mm dpns (US size 5

Also required: a tapestry needle for sewing in ends.

Materials: Warm DK yarn with high wool content – 103yds/95m in Main colour (Charcoal), 50yds/46m in Contrasting colour (Amber)

Suggested Yarn: Cornish Organic Wool DK -100% wool. 251yds(230m)/100g. 1 skein in St Just (Charcoal), 1 skein in St Hilary (Amber).


Additional notes: Taking these pictures was fun, but I would like to solemly remind you that swans are unreliable modelling props.




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2 responses to “Pattern: Yellowhammer Hat

  1. Oh wow, I love the color work!

  2. Hi, Ellen,

    Love your hat. We are collecting hat this Christmas? Can we use this photo for our post?

    All credit will be given properly and link back to yours.

    Only thing need to know:
    1. Where is the picture taken: city, town, country.
    We are doing a Hat Day – Hatter’s Paradise at the moment.


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