Ribba Cap by Woolly Wormhead
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Ribba Cap

Knitting
April 2006
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
113 - 166 yards (103 - 152 m)
20, 22, 23 in/50.75, 56, 58.5 cm

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Ribba is an unusual cap, influenced by conical shells. This pattern includes two different versions of the cap, yet there is only one line different between them!

Yarn
113 (128, 145) yd/103 (117, 132) m
21yd/19m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Chunky weight, single ply yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 5.5mm/UK5/US9 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in HandPaintedYarn.com Handspun Bulky (135/123m per 100g; 100% Wool
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Manos Del Uruguay Wool Clasica (138yd/126m per 100g; 100% Wool)

Gauge
16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over St.St.

Sizes
To fit size: 20 (22, 23) in/50.75 (56, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 17.25 (18.75, 20.25) in/43.75 (47.5, 51.5) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round

Support:
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.

Published April 2006
PDF file size: 3.4MB
Product no.: WW007KRibba
Technical editor: Tana Pageler