TRS Setesdal Hat II

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Hat knitted in two colors bottom-up with a pattern from Setesdalen. Chart 1 is the original pattern and Chart 2 is a variation, with the large x-pattern adapted to a larger circumference.

The top of the hat can both sizes be knitted reading Chart 1 or Chart 2 with the colors reversed.

Pattern Language: Danish and English


Young/Woman/Man (Woman XL/Man XL)

Fits a head circumference Young/Woman /Man, 55-58 cm [21.5-23"] (Woman XL/Man XL, 59-63 cm [23-25"])

Tips: A fitting hat is knitted approx. 10-15 % smaller than the head circumference.

Yarn requirements

1 (1) skein main color and 1 (1) skein pattern color of DK weight yarn 50 g e.g.:

Pura Lana 50 % alpaca/ 50% ecological wool, 50 g = 115 m,

Wild Wool Silk 40% wild tussah silk/ 60 % merino wool, 50 g = 135 m

My Wool 100 % soft merino wool, 50 g = 125 m all from Gepard

(photographed in Wild Wool Silk rain storm 499 and light grey heather 520)


22 sts x 28 rows = 10 cm (4") measured over stockinette stitch in pattern using 3.5mm (US 4) needles.


2.5mm (US 1.5) circular 40 cm or double-pointed needles (dpn) for the ribbing.

3.5mm (US 4) circular 40 cm or double-pointed needles (dpn) for the crown.

Either a second 3.5mm (US 4) circular needle, or set of 3.5mm (US 4) dpn for the top.

Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Handwash using wool-friendly detergent, dry flat