Architectural Beanie

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This pattern originally appeared in the Fall 2007 issue of Interweave Knits magazine. The design was inspired by the work of Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas. His geometric, structural patterns at the Seattle Public Library informed the cabled lattice motif encircling the beanie.


  • Approx. 125 (135) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


Please note: the main stitch pattern in this garment is charted only.



  • 26 stitches & 30 rounds = 4” in Koolhaas Chart on larger needle
  • One 16″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge
  • One 16″ circular needle two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle
  • One set of DPNs in same size as Gauge Needle
  • Suggested sizes: US 8/5 mm & US 6/4 mm
Finished dimensions
  • Approximately 20” head circumference
  • 7” (8”) in height
  • Small/Medium (Large)
  • To fit head sizes 19-22″ (23-24)”
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