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Northmoor Watchcaps

Knitting
December 2011
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 6 - 4.0 mm
255 yards (233 m)
To fit 17 – 24” / 43 – 61 cm head
This pattern is available for free.

This pattern has been p/hopped
Jan 20, 2015: This pattern is now only available through the p/hop (Pennies per Hour of Pleasure) site. Patterns are free but knitters are asked to donate based on the hours of pleasure received by knitting the pattern. Funds raised go to Doctors Without Borders / Medecins Sans Frontieres.


This basic hat in 2 x 2 rib is very stretchy so will fit a large range of sizes; it offers a choice of a plain ribbed or a double-sided cable fold-over brim. Having the cable ribbing double-sided gives the wearer the option of not folding the brim over and wearing this hat with a touch of ‘slouch’.

Yarn
Each hat requires: 255 yds / 234 m Aran-weight yarn; samples in Mission Falls 1824 Wool; 100% merino superwash wool; 85 yds / 78 m per 50g / 1.75 oz in colour 002

Needles
4 mm / US6 circular needle 16” / 40 cm and a set of 4 double pointed needles
Note: this hat can easily be knit using Traveling Loop, magic loop or 2 circs but separate instructions are not included.

Notions
Stitch marker; yarn needle (to weave in ends)

Method
Knit in the round, from the bottom up.

Online Resources
Traveling (Single) Loop: a method for using a longer circular needle to knit a smaller circumference object.
http://impeccableknits.wordpress.com/traveling-loop/

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August 2014 update: an new version of this pattern was published today but the changes to the pattern were cosmetic only. You may knit from the previous version with confidence.