Named for the Greek muse of epic poetry, Calliope is knit flat and buttoned shut with stitches picked up along the top. A soft, twining cable frames the face like a laurel leaf.
Calliope is intended for more advanced beginner knitters and beyond. Instruction is ofered in row by row written pattern or choose to follow the charted out pattern repeat if that is what you prefer. Necessary skills include: cabling, buttonholes, picking up stitches and knitting in the round.
Craft this cap and start penning your own epic tales.
Made to fit an adult female head (Approximately 19” - 23” circumference).
Approximately 150 yards of Malabrigo Worsted or similar yarn. (Sample knit in “Red Java”)
US size 7 (4.5 mm) 16 inch circular needle
US size 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs
5 beautiful buttons to make you smile
Wool or embroidery floss to sew on buttons
4.5 stitches = 1 inch