Monday, October 15, 2012
STRAWBERRY FIELDS CAP
weight yarn approximately 1 ounce
US size 10 (6 mm) 16 inch
circular knitting needle
US size 10 (6 mm) double point needles
- Read instructions through before beginning.
- Use size 9 (5.5) needles for the light weight
worsted yarn, like Pound of Love, Simply Soft and Caron Jumbo Prints.
- The cap in photo was knit with Caron Jumbo
Prints in Baby Rainbow.
- This cap is worked from the wrong side. It is turn right side out before the
last 6 sts are pulled tight.
With 16 inch needle, cast on
48 sts. Join and work in the round.
Place marker to designate
beginning of round.
Round 1: *K2, P2.
Repeat from * to marker. (48 sts)
Repeat round 1 until cap measures
1 inch from cast on edge.
Next 3 rounds: *K5, P1. Repeat from * around. (48 sts)
Next 3 rounds: K2, P1. *K5, P1. Repeat from * around to 3 sts before
marker. K3. (48 sts)
Repeat these 6 rounds until
cap measures 5 inches from cast on edge.
Begin decreases: Switch to double points when
Dec Round 1: *K6, K2tog.
Repeat from * around. (42 sts)
This is where I switch to
Dec Round 2: *K5, K2tog.
Repeat from * around. (36 sts)
Dec Round 3: *K4, K2tog.
Repeat from * around. (30 sts)
Dec Round 4: *K3, K2tog.
Repeat from * around. (24 sts)
Dec Round 7: *K2, K2tog.
Repeat from * around. (18 sts)
Dec Round 8: *K1, K2tog.
Repeat from * around. (12 sts)
Dec Round 9: *K2tog.
Repeat from * around. (6 sts)
Cut yarn, weave end through
remaining 6 sts. Before you draw tight and weave in end turn right side out.