Camden Cap by Woolly Wormhead

Camden Cap

July 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
93 - 243 yards (85 - 222 m)
15, 18, 20, 23 in/ 38, 45.75, 51, 58.5 cm
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A Hat with a classic brim, this cap offers style and interest both visually and in its creation. The brim is worked first and instructions are included for making the brim stand out in a way that is truly architectural.

Eine klassische und sehr stilvolle Schirmmütze, interessant anzuschauen und zu stricken. Begonnen wird am Schirm, für den die Anleitung besondere Tipps und Tricks bereithält, damit er im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes hervorsteht.

93 (124, 168, 210) yd/85 (114, 154, 192) m
32yd/30m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
Worsted weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.75mm/UK9/US5 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
3.75mm/USF crochet hook (provisional cast-on)
Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn (provisional cast-on)
Plastic bottle/Plastic canvas for Brim
Co-ordinating 1in/22mm plastic button
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Malabrigo Rios (210yd/192m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St
21 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib

To fit sizes: 15 (18, 20, 23) in/ 38 (45.75, 51, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 13.75 (16, 18.25, 20.5) in/ 35 (40.75, 46.25, 52) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, joining live sts, twisted sts, short rows

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Joining live Stitches; Brim insert schematic

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background and does not rely on colour.

Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.

Published July 2012
PDF file size: 3.3MB
Product code: WW197KCamdenCap
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray