Norwich

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Hats/Scarves/Gloves
Designer: 
Amanda Keep Williams

 

A perfectly slouchy stockinette cap worked in the round, with a simple rolled brim.

One Size

 

Finished Measurements

Approximately 17” around x 9½” high (unstretched)

 

Materials

2 Balls Berroco Floret (50 grs), #7615 Bubblegum

16” Length circular knitting needle, size 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

1 Set (4) double pointed knitting needles (dpn), size 8 (5.00 mm)

1 St marker

Tapestry needle

 

Gauge

19 sts = 4”; 23 rnds = 4” in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Hat

With circular needle, cast on 70 sts.  Join, being careful not to twist sts.  Mark for beg of rnd and carry marker up.  Work even in St st (k EVERY rnd) until piece measures 4½” from beg.

Inc Rnd 1:  * K14, M1k, rep from * around – 75 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Inc Rnd 2:  * K15, M1k, rep from * around – 80 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Inc Rnd 3:  * K16, M1k, rep from * around – 85 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Inc Rnd 4:  * K17, M1k, rep from * around – 90 sts.  Knit 5 rnds.

Note:  As you decrease, when there are to few sts to fit comfortably on circular needle, change to dpn’s, dividing sts onto 3 needles.

Shape Top:  Dec Rnd 1:  * K7, k2 tog, rep from * around – 80 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 2:  * K6, k2 tog, rep from * around – 70 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 3:  * K5, k2 tog, rep from * around – 60 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 4:  * K4, k2 tog, rep from * around – 50 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 5:  * K3, k2 tog, rep from * around – 40 sts. Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 6:  * K2, k2 tog, rep from * around – 30 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 7:  * K1, k2 tog, rep from * around – 20 sts.  Knit 1 rnd.

Dec Rnd 8:  * K2 tog, rep from * around – 10 sts.

Dec Rnd 9:  * K2 tog, rep from * around – 5 sts.  Break off yarn, leaving an 8” long end.  Thread end into tapestry needle and draw through all sts on needles.  Pull up tightly and secure, then fasten off.