Protest Cap (Norway) by Merete Lütken

Protest Cap (Norway)

Knitting
January 1987
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
220 yards (201 m)
21.25 inches (54 cm) circumference
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Pattern is on page 114.

The pattern is for a plain, tasseled red cap of the sort worn as a protest against Nazi occupation of Norway in the early 1940’s.

The yardage is estimated for 3-ply wool yarn at about 1000yd/lb, about 100g/4oz.

Materials:

  • #2 16-inch circular needle
  • #3 16-inch circular needle