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An slightly slouched beanie hat worked in the round.
The brim is a folded hem with purl bump.
A purled pattern creates the zig zagging line throughout.
The crown decreases in a crossed section.Chicane is named after the zig zagging pattern.
(PDF download only)
or see it on Ravelry.


To fit one size: Adult head 22 – 25 inches.


2 x 50g/115 yards/105 meters DROPS Merino Extra Fine DK / 8ply in blue.

Approximately 75 g needed for pattern

1 Size 4mm (16 in) circular needle
1 Set of size 4mm DPN’s
Tapestry needle

Stitch markers as necessary


22 sts / 30 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch.

Skills required:  

Knit and purl stitches

Knitting in the round

Decreasing with k2tog and ssk (knit 2 together, slip slip knit)

Instructions are provided in written format.

Originally published September 2012.

PDF file size: 257 KB



2 thoughts on “Chicane

    1. Thank you Anna! So sorry for the late reply. Been super busy lately and totally forgot. Pfft! Terrible blogger! Smack my hand!
      This is such a simple hat. I think it might look trickier than it actually is. I’m glad you like it 🙂


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