With a folded stockinette brim and engaging cable and dip-stitch pattern, Crown-Shy is the perfect beanie for your next adventure!
The Crown-Shy Beanie is a must-have for nature lovers who can’t help but pause to look up all around them. Its intricate braided cables and dip-stitch leaves create a stunning three-dimensional texture, while the multi-layered brim ensures warmth and functionality.
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The Crown-shy Beanie is currently exclusive to the Knitworthy 7 collection and will be released as an individual pattern in mid-December.
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The beanie uses heavy DK or worsted weight yarn. You’ll work from the bottom up, beginning with a provisional cast-on. The folded brim is knit together, followed by a hidden section of ribbing that will keep the hat nice and snug. Shaping is worked into the stitch patterns, bringing them together to form a star at the top of the crown. The pattern includes sizes for the whole family, and the folded brim can easily be substituted for a simple rib to give a different style.
“Crown-shyness” describes the jigsaw puzzle of random looking interlocking shapes outlined by light that can be observed when looking up from the forest floor. These gaps, created by the trees considering their neighbours as they grow, ultimately benefit the entire ecosystem. It’s a gentle reminder to tread lightly and leave no trace during outdoor adventures.
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Our patterns are thoroughly checked and tested but occasionally errors do slip through. These are updated in the patterns as soon as possible, and we also issue periodic updates to clarify directions, extend size ranges, or add more inclusive pattern formats.
If it's been a while since you purchased this pattern please double check that your file names match the following before casting on:
Crown-shy beanie v1.1
Updates are issued via email, please contact us if you can't find an update, or if you think you've found an error in the most up to date version of the pattern.
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