Nighthawk Skull Cap by Wilma Malcolmson

Nighthawk Skull Cap

Knitting
August 2020
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
29 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
US 3 - 3.25 mm
690 yards (631 m)
One size; to fit average woman’s head
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Wilma’s subtle colour combinations are instantly recognisable and her designs are simply stunning. Wilma has been on the Shetland textile scene for a long time and her expertise and skill are highly valued.

The pattern is a part of Shetland Wool Adventures Journal vol.1. More details here.

Materials
Jamieson’s of Shetland, Spindrift (2ply equivalent to 4ply/fingering weight; 100% Shetland wool; 105m / 115yds per 25g ball)
1 x 25g ball of each:
Yarn A: Nighthawk 1020
Yarn B: Surf 135
Yarn C: Oyster 290
Yarn D: Sunset 186
Yarn E: Rosewood 236
Yarn F: Mirry Dancers 1400

Size
One size; to fit average woman’s head
Finished circumference: 56cm / 22 inches
Length from crown: 22cm / 8.5 inches

Techniques
Knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, stranded colourwork