Casablanca Hat Knitting Pattern
“Worked in a lofty wool/mohair yarn this Turban style hat is the perfect silhouette this season. Knitted loosely in a fisherman’s rib it neatly stretches over the head with a fashionable twist at the front.”
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a simple Fisherman’s rib (brioche rib) and be able to make decreases.
Yarn Type: Any Chunky weight yarn. I used Rowan’s ‘Cocoon’ 80% Wool/ 20% Mohair (Made in Britain) in Chunky weight
Yarn Weight: Chunky
Sizes to Fit: This is a snug fit turban hat and should be worked small to allow it to stretch into shape on the head.
Circumference to fit up to 56cm/22in
Actual circumference 48cm/19in
Circumference to fit up to 51cm/20in
Actual circumference 43cm/17in
*Amount of yarn 2 x 100g balls, 115m/126y per 100g
One pair 6mm (US10 ) straight needles
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Yarn approximately : size 1= 150m/173m, Size 2=164m/190
In Fisherman’s Rib (Brioche rib) pattern using 6mm (US10) needles:
14sts x 28 rows in 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) measured relaxed not stretched.
Adjust your needle size to match this tension.
Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.