Not your typical knitted cap, this pattern designed by Sue Burke has a bit more structure. Knit in the round with basic stitches & easy decreases, the contrasting concentric circles add a bit of whimsy & surprise to the top of the hat. Looks great with long or short hair, fits most heads comfortably & covers the top of the ears.
Yarn: two skeins Solitude Wool Icelandic in complementary colors. Note: two skeins is plenty for two hats with reversed colors.
Finished size: Approxiately 20”/51 cm in circumference and 8”/20 cm from center of crown to lower edge of hat. Fits head circumferences of 18-21”/46-53 cm, and can easily be adjusted smaller or larger
Level of difficulty: easy
Skills: knitting, purling, K2tog decreasing
Needles: size US 7/4.5 mm circular (16”/42 cm), and US 7/4.5 mm double pointed needles (dpns)
designed by Sue Burke