Approximately 20” around x 7” high
2 Balls Berroco Pure Merino (50 grs), #8570 Storm
Straight knitting needles, size 7 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
1 St holder
13 sts = 4”; 30 rows = 4” in Pat St
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 8 sts +5)
Row 1 and all RS rows: K2, p to last 2 sts, k2.
Rows 2, 4 and 6: K3, * yo, k2, k3 tog, k2, yo, k1, rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2.
Rows 8, 10 and 12: K2, k2 tog, * k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, k3 tog, rep from * to last 9 sts, end k2 yo, k1, yo, k2, SSK, k2.
Rep these 12 rows for Pat St.
Cap Section (Make 4)
With straight needles, cast on 29 sts. Work even in Pat St for 5”, end on WS.
Shape Top: Dec Row (RS): K2, p2 tog, p to last 4 sts, p2 tog, k2 – 27 sts. Rep this dec every RS row 8 times more, end on WS – 11 sts.
Next Row (RS): K1, (k2 tog) 5 times – 6 sts. Sl sts to holder.
Note: The 6 sts of each section should all be slipped onto the same holder – 24 sts on holder.
Sl 24 sts from holder to straight needle with RS facing.Join yarn and k2 tog across – 12 sts. Break off yarn leaving a long end. Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needle. Pull up tightly and secure. Sew seams of cap sections tog with seams on the outside.