This handsome stocking cap in five sizes (XS/S/M/L/XL) lends just the right finishing touch to any outfit, from urban bike commuter to maxi skirt and suede boots. The mainstay of its cozy, grandpa texture is a classic thermal rib stitch, defined by ribbed cables at each side. The reversible fabric can be rolled up at the brim for a snug fit or worn flat for a slouchy look. Either way, this good looking cap forms a nice cozy cocoon around the head and ears.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may produce an overall variation in size and elasticity.
Bare Naked Wools Stone Soup
, Better Breakfast DK
, or Kent DK
, Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, Mountain Meadow Wools Jackson, Briar Rose Fibers Wistful or Charity, Spirit Trail Holda, Elsa Wool Company Woolen-Spun Worsted Weight Cormo, Beaverslide McTaggart Tweeds & Heathers, or any springy DK/light worsted yarn that knits to pattern gaugeFinished Size:
13(15, 17, 19, 21) inches in circumference to fit heads measuring up to 18(20, 22, 24, 26) inches aroundYarn requirements:
100(125, 175, 225, 275) yardsGauge:
19 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unblocked)Needles:
size 7US (4.5 mm) 16-inch circular needle for body (or size to obtain correct gauge)
size 4US (3.5 mm) for brim (or three sizes smaller than gauge needle)