Nell Shetland Cap by Lucinda Guy

Nell Shetland Cap

April 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 21 rows = 2 inches
in solid color stockinette
US 1 - 2.25 mm
650 yards (594 m)
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This sweet, simple cap is knitted from the top down and incorporates both a peerie pattern and a classic Shetland border pattern. Inspired by the vast array of vintage, traditionally knitted and patterned hats once worn as everyday wear on Shetland, this little cap is knitted in Jamieson & Smithโ€™s traditional 2-ply jumper yarn and is ideally suited to keeping your head warm in the worst of fogs or the strongest of gales. Simple embroidery stitches provide extra dashes of color.