Urchin Cap by Woolly Wormhead
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Urchin Cap

Knitting
March 2006
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches = 4 inches
in unblocked Reverse Stocking Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
85 - 139 yards (78 - 127 m)
18, 20, 22 in/45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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Yarn
85 (101, 118) yd/78 (93, 108) m
21yd/19m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Chunky weight, plied 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 Araucania Nature Wool Chunky (131yd/120m per 100g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 21.25in/54cm 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: 18 (20, 22) in/45.5 (51, 55.5) cm
Finished size: 16 (18, 20) in/40.5 (45.5, 51) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for 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 March 2006
Product code: WW001KUrchinCap
Technical editor: Tana Pageler