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NOLA SKULL CAP

Please note, this pattern was revised on September 8, 2006.


This cap has the appearance of crochet, but rather, is knitted in the rnd with circular needles.

YARN
1 ball of Fable Handknit Pure Baby Alpaca

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Women’s one size
Length 6”
Circumference 19”

NEEDLES
4 mm circular needles 16"
4 mm double-pointed needles

TENSION
22 sts z 30 rows= 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch
TAKE TIME TO GAUGE

STITCH PATTERN
Garter Stitch : On circular needles, to create garter stitch, knit 1 rnd, purl one rnd.
Drop Stitch (DS): Same as knit stitch, except yarn is wrapped around right needle twice instead of once. On the next row, knit a normal but unravel the extra loop in each stitch.

CAP
Cast on 91 sts. Place marker. Join together. Work in garter st for 6 rnds, starting with a rnd of purl sts. .
Rnd 1, 3, 5, 7, 9:: Work in drop stitch (DS).
Rnd 2, 4, 6, 8: 10: Knit (as indicated for drop stitch)
Rnd 11: DS 5, k2tog. (78 sts)
Rnd 12: Knit
Rnd 13: DS
Rnd 14: Knit
Rnd 15: DS 4, k2tog. (65 sts)
Rnd 16: Knit
Rnd 17: DS
Rnd 18: Knit
Rnd 19: DS 3, k2tog. (52 sts)
Rnd 20: Knit
Rnd 21: DS 2, K2tog (39 sts)
Rnd 22: Knit
Rnd 23: DS 1, k2tog. (26 sts)
Rnd 24: Knit. Switch to double pointed needles.
Rnd 25: Purl
Rnd 26:K2tog (13 sts)
Rnd 27: Purl
End 28: K2tog (7 sts)
Rnd 29: Purl.
Break off yarn, leaving a tail of 8 inches. Using a tapestry needle, thread yarn through remaining sts. Pull to gather. Secure with knot on wrong side. Weave in loose ends.


 

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