Mushroom Cap

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Originally designed in 2005, this pattern has received a complete makeover. This new version of this pattern includes fresh photographs, a range of sizes and both UK & US terms. The pattern has been thoroughly revised by a crochet tech editor.

Yarn A: 95 [109, 123] yd/87 [99, 112] m
Yarn B: 85 [99, 113] yd/78 [90, 103] m
20yd/18m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in either Yarn
Aran weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
4.5mm/UK7/USG crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Pure Wool Aran [186yd/170m per 100g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Lorna's Laces Shepherd Worsted [225yd/206m per 114g; 100% Wool]

14 sc (dc) x 16 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm hook

To fit sizes: 18 [21, 23] in/45.75 [53.25, 58.5] cm
Finished size: 16 [18.25, 20.5] in/40.75 [46.5, 52] cm

Skills required
Slip sts, chains, single/double (US/UK) crochet sts, crochet in the round, increases & decreases

Pattern contents
Written instructions; US and UK versions are both included


Originally published May 2006; revised & republished March 2012

PDF file size: 2.2MB

Product code: WW002CMushroomCap

Technical editor: Valerie Bracegirdle