Camden Cap

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A Hat with a classic brim, this cap offers style and interest both visually and in its creation. The brim is worked first and instructions are included for making the brim stand out in a way that is truly architectural.

Available either as a single pattern or as part of the Classic Woolly Toppers collection

93 [124, 168, 210] yd/85 [114, 154, 192] m
32yd/30m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
Worsted weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.75mm/UK9/US5 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
3.75mm/USF crochet hook (provisional cast-on)
Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn (provisional cast-on)
Plastic bottle/Plastic canvas for Brim
Co-ordinating 1in/22mm plastic button
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Malabrigo Rios
[210yd/192m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino]

Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St
21 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib

To fit sizes: 15 [18, 20, 23] in/ 38 [45.75, 51, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 13.75 [16, 18.25, 20.5] in/ 35 [40.75, 46.25, 52] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, joining live sts, twisted sts, short rows

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Joining live Stitches; Brim insert schematic


Published July 2012

PDF file size: 3.3MB

Product code: WW197KCamdenCap

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray