PELLE – Hat with Traditional XO pattern


PELLE is a super simple unisex hat with an X and O design which is knitted in a bulky yarn and which you can make very quickly. The hat is only available in one size to fit adults.

You will need 2 colours of Schachenmayr Merino Extra Fine 40, 1 ball per colour in order to make this hat.

We have done a number of tutorials on Norwegian stranded colour work on our YouTube channel, which will be of great help for working on this pattern and which you should check out if you have any questions:

Knitting and purling the Norwegian way. Click here.

How to control your tension. Click here.

How to control tension when purling. Click here.

How to control tension when knitting with two colours. Click here.

How to catch floats when knitting with multiple colours. Click here.

How to avoid two balls of yarn twisting when you knit. Click here.




Suggested Yarn: Schachenmayr Merino Extra Fine 40. Bulky Weight

Yarn Meterage: 40 meters

Gauge: 12 stitches and 18 rows = 10 cm

Needle Size:  size 7 mm (U.S. size 10 ½, U.K. size 6.5) and size 8 mm (U.S. size 11, U.K. size. 0)

Sizes Available: 1 size fits all adults

Level of difficulty: Easy

Pattern Language: English

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