West by Rohn Strong
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April 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
One Size Fits Most
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The watchman’s cap was originally designed for a dual purpose, to provide warmth yet keep the ears open for radio headsets. This version of the cap is knit in the round with two alternating colors of luxurious alpaca.


Finished Size:
19in. in circumference (Stretches to fit a 24” head!)

Classic Elite Yarns Inca Alpaca (100% Baby Alpaca); 1 skein each Peruvian Earth (MC) and Black (A) 1.76oz/109yds (CYCA 3, light) light worsted weight yarn
16” cm) Circular knitting needles, size 6 (4 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge

DPN US size 6 (4 mm)

Stitch Marker

Tapestry needle

24 sts and 24 rows = 4” in pattern stitch.