Urchin Cap

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A pert beret, perfect for hand-dyed or hand-spun yarns!

Pattern is worked in the round, bottom up, and includes 3 sizes.

85 [101, 118] yd/78 [93, 108] m
21yd/19m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Chunky weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 5.5mm/UK5/US9 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Araucania Nature Wool Chunky [131yd/120m per 100g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 21.25in/54cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Manos Del Uruguay Wool Clasica [138yd/126m per 100g; 100% Wool]

16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.5 [51, 55.5] cm
Finished size: 16 [18, 20] in/40.5 [45.5, 51] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round


Published March 2006

Product code: WW001KUrchinCap

Technical editor: Tana Pageler