Ferncroft by Pam Allen

Ferncroft

Knitting
October 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
190 yards (174 m)
19½" / 49.5 cm circumference; 10½" / 26.5 cm tall, when unfolded
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This pattern is only available free with the purchase of Delaine Merino.

Ferncroft is Stone Wool’s version of the iconic Watch Cap. It’s warm, snug, utilitarian—and pretty. We’ve worked it in garter stitch for extra warmth and softness. The cap begins at the top of the crown and is worked down to the bottom edge. You can make it larger by working more increase rounds, or smaller by eliminating a few. The pattern is written for knitting round using the Magic Loop Method, but you can easily knit the piece using double-pointed needles. Work it in navy, if you like tradition, or in any of Delaine Merino’s 20 lively colors.

yarn
Stone Wool American Delaine Merino
190 yds/50 g
1 skein Creek

needles
One 32” 80 cm circular needle (circ) or set dpns in size US 8 5 mm

notions
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

gauge
19 sts x 40 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in garter stitch.