Sailor's Watchcap by Kaye Smith
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Sailor's Watchcap

December 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 175 yards (137 - 160 m)
Small (Medium, Large), 19-20 (21-22, 23-24)”
This pattern is available for free: Naval%20Watchcap.pdf

This hat meets the US Navy’s official specifications for a knitted watch cap. It’s adapted from Brenda Zuk’s Seaman’s Cap. The pattern includes the official specs.

Note: When knitting this hat for active-duty sailors, the yarn must be (1) 100% wool and (2) black in color.

FOR FUN: Here’s a Pinterest link to war-time knitting.