Spring Cap

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This is a great quick knit, worked in the round from the bottom up. Light and refreshing, this is ideal Hat for spring or autumn.

The knitted bobble is optional, and the Hat can be left unblocked as shown for a gentle cap, or blocked out to open the lace for a beret finish.

97 [116, 137] yd/89 [107, 126] m
25yd/23m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted Multi [225yd/206m per 4oz/114g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Malabrigo Rios [210yd/192m per 100g; 100% Merino]

18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.75 [50.75, 56] cm
Finished size: 16 [17.75, 19.5] in/40.5 [45, 49.5] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Knitting in the Round


Published November 2006

PDF file size: 3.1MB

Product code: WW025KSpringCap

Technical editor: Tana Pageler