Mushroom Cap by Woolly Wormhead

Mushroom Cap

March 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet (US single crochet)
4.5 mm
180 - 256 yards (165 - 234 m)
both US and UK
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Originally designed in 2005, this pattern has received a complete makeover. This new version of this pattern includes fresh photographs, a range of sizes and both UK & US terms. The pattern has been thoroughly revised by a crochet tech editor.

Yarn A: 95 (109, 123) yd/87 (99, 112) m
Yarn B: 85 (99, 113) yd/78 (90, 103) m
20yd/18m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in either Yarn
Aran weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
4.5mm/UK7/USG crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Rowan Pure Wool Aran (186yd/170m per 100g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 21in/53.25cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted (225yd/206m per 114g; 100% Wool)

14 sc (dc) x 16 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm hook

To fit sizes: 18 (21, 23) in/45.75 (53.25, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 16 (18.25, 20.5) in/40.75 (46.5, 52) cm

Skills required
Slip sts, chains, single/double (US/UK) crochet sts, crochet in the round, increases & decreases

Pattern contents
Written instructions; US and UK versions are both included

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.

Originally published May 2006; revised & republished March 2012
PDF file size: 2.2MB
Product code: WW002CMushroomCap
Technical editor: Valerie Bracegirdle