A downloadable knitting pattern for a travelling stitch hat. Sumburgh is the perfect hat for a chilly afternoon of puffin spotting at Sumburgh Head!
The Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage Yarn required for this pattern can also be purchased in our online shop: Shetland Heritage
Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage (3ply weight; 100% Shetland wool, 121m; 25g balls)
Moss Green; 2 x 25g balls
Needles and notions
One set 2mm double-pointed needles or needles suitable for your preferred method of small circumference knitting
One set 2.5mm double-pointed needles or needles suitable for your preferred method of small circumference knitting
To fit head circumference: 50-57cm / 19½-22½in
Unstretched hat circumference: 37.5cm / 14¾in
Length from crown to brim: 22cm / 8¾in
48 sts and 50 rounds to 10cm over twisted 1x2 rib (unstretched) using 2mm needles.
48 sts and 42 rounds to 10cm over travelling twisted stitch pattern (unstretched) using 2.5mm needles.
You may need different sized needles to match tension. Please check your tension carefully and adjust your needle size accordingly.
This hat is knitted in the round, with a travelling twisted stitch pattern that continues seamlessly around the hat. There are special instructions for moving the start of round marker to ensure that the travelling stitches can continue around the hat. The instructions are provided in both charted and written formats.