18th C Striped Cap by Colleen Humphreys

18th C Striped Cap

Knitting
March 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches = 4 inches
US 4 - 3.5 mm
122 - 244 yards (112 - 223 m)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Check out this painting by Zoffany. The cap is loosely copied from it, and from the stiped machine knit floppy caps from the Dutch Museum.

Please let me know if you find any mistakes or confusions!