This is a great quick knit, worked in the round from the bottom up. Light and refreshing, this is ideal Hat for spring or autumn.
The knitted bobble is optional, and the Hat can be left unblocked as shown for a gentle cap, or blocked out to open the lace for a beret finish.
97 (116, 137) yd/89 (107, 126) m
25yd/23m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Worsted weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted Multi (225yd/206m per 4oz/114g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head
Malabrigo Rios (210yd/192m per 100g; 100% Merino)
18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
To fit size: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 16 (17.75, 19.5) in/40.5 (45, 49.5) cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorial for Knitting in the Round
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 November 2006
PDF file size: 3.1MB
Product code: WW025KSpringCap
Technical editor: Tana Pageler