Alewife Cap by Whitney Hayward

Alewife Cap

February 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette (for reference only - no stockinette used)
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
Cap will fit most men's and women's heads with a circumference of 21" - 24"
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This unisex watchman’s cap features two decrease panels on either side, and looks its best when worn tight to the head, or with a slight amount of ease at the crown. Made in a forgiving and stretchy 2x1 rib, this hat can fit most women and men with a head circumference of 21 - 24 inches.

20 stitches by 30 rows = 4” of stockinette on US 8s with worsted weight yarn.

2 skeins of Stone Wool Shale in 002 Gogh for MC and 004 Henri for CC
200 yards of any worsted weight yarn.
US 8 (5 mm) 16” circular needle
US 8 (5 mm) set of DPNs
Tapestry Needle
4 Stitch Markers

Finished Measurements:
After blocking, this hat measures a relaxed (rib un-stretched) circumference of 17 inches, and a height of 10.5 inches with an unfolded brim. This hat looks best with little or no ease at the top of the crown. The sample is worn with a folded 3” brim.

This pattern will be on sale for $2 for the month of Feb, and will return to $4 March 1. : )