Striped Stocking Caps by Sara Lucas and Allison Isaacs

Striped Stocking Caps

Aran (8 wpi) ?
10.5 stitches and 15 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette stitch (in the round)
US 6 - 4.0 mm
196 - 392 yards (179 - 358 m)
14 inch, 18 inch, 20.5 inches circumference
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This pattern is available for free.

Other materials listed are stitch markers, yarn needle, and pompom maker or cardboard.

Length measurements above do not include the gigantic pom poms shown in the photos.

From the pattern introduction:

Everyone needs a good hat for winter, and these stocking caps are just the ticket. They take a little longer to make than a classic beanie, but the added impact is worth it. Your family will be the envy of everyone on the slopes with these fun striped stocking caps.

This pattern was available free on the Chronicle Books website, but as of September 2011 appears to have been taken down. As of November 2011 the archive link is working to the pattern.