Short Rows Pillbox Hat by Mary Lamb Becker

Short Rows Pillbox Hat

Knitting
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
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From the Pattern Introduction: (The cap) is knitted sideways in alternate bands of stockinette and reverse stockinette, with short rows for shaping. The garter stitch band is doubled to serve as a casing for elastic, which keeps the hat from stretching out.


Notes on Yarn:
The listed yarn (1000 yds/lb., 12 wraps/inch) is to be used doubled, so the pattern is essentially for a bulky weight yarn.

Needles: A set of 16 inch straight needles and a set of DPN’s both in US 8 are recommended.

Publication date: 1987



Pattern is on page 37 with a picture on page 38.