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12101 Besseggen Cap

Dale of Norway / Dalegarn #121
Knitting
January 2002
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
654 - 756 yards (598 - 691 m)
Extra Small/Small, Medium and Large/Extra Large

SUMMARY: This is a unisex shaped cap topped with a twisted corded and tassels. The cap features a band of XO pattern framed by smaller colour bands on the self-faced brim. Small diamond patterns and lic are used above the brim pattern to the point of shaping. The shaped top is plain.

There is also a unisex pullover pattern. 12101 pullover

The cap is available in 3 colourway options, 2 using Heilo yarn (Options 1 and 2) and another using Tiur yarn (Option 3), each having 5 colours: Main Colour (MC) and Contrasting Colours 1 – 4 (CC1 - CC4).

SIZES: Extra Small/Small (Medium, Large/Extra Large)

YARN REQUIREMENTS: Fine weight yarn (Sport or 5-ply)

Dalegarn Heilo (Options 1 and 2) MC - 100 (100, 100) g / 218 (218, 218) yds / 200 (200, 200) m / 2 (2, 2) balls, CC1, CC2, CC3 and CC4 - 50 g / 109 yds / 100 m / 1 ball of each colour for all sizes or remnants of each from the pullover pattern.

Dalegarn Tiur (Option 3) MC - 100 (100, 100) g / 252 (252, 252) yds / 230 (230, 230) m / 2 (2, 2) balls, CC1, CC2, CC3 and CC4 - 50 g / 126 yds / 115 m / 1 ball of each colour for all sizes or remnants of each from the pullover pattern.

SHOWN IN:

Option 1 colourway - MC - #0017 Off White, CC1 - #5943 Soft Blue, CC2 - #5744 Norwegian Blue, CC3 - #7032 Blue Spruce and CC4 - #6031 Pewter.

OTHER AVAILABLE COLOURWAYS:

Option 2 colourway – MC - #5764 Indigo, CC1 - #0020 Natural, CC2 - #5943 Soft Blue, CC3 - #9834 Bronze and CC4 - #0090 Black.

Option 3 colourway – MC - #0020 Natural, CC1 - #5371 Dark Grey, CC2 - #5041 Pearl Grey, CC3 - #0090 Black and CC4 - #3872 Brown.

CHARTS INCLUDED: 1 colour pattern chart.

ADDITIONAL GAUGE INFO:

28 rnds over colour work pattern using US needles size 4 (3.5mm) = 4” X 4” (10cm X 10cm).

This book is no longer commercially available but is sometimes found on eBay or other selling/trading sites. Some of the Heilo yarn colours are no longer available in the trade. Tiur yarn is no longer produced.