Gent's Balaclava Cap by Weldons

Gent's Balaclava Cap

by Weldons
July 2012
Light Fingering ?
6 stitches and 8 rows = 1 inch
in 3 x 3 ribbing
US 3 - 3.25 mm
125 - 150 yards (114 - 137 m)
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This pattern is available for free: balaclava.pdf

From Weldon’s Practical Knitter, Second Series (1886), and republished in Weldon’s Practical Needlework Volume 1.

“This is a most comfortable cap for gentlemen travelling or for shooting excursions, and is quickly and easily made.”

The original pattern calls for “1 1/2 ozs. of navy blue, 1/2 oz. of red, single Berlin wool. Two bone knitting needles No. 10.”

Approx. 125 yds in MC and small amount of CC.