Cardinal Cap by Celeste Young

Cardinal Cap

September 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m)
19" and 21" circumference
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Knit the bold colors and striking markings of the cardinal in this sporty accessory! Choose traditional browns and red for the female cardinal, or red and black for the male cardinal. The unique shaping of this cap is achieved using short rows, worked in ribbing and stockinette stitch and divided by a crisp, contrasting line of garter stitch.

Finished Size: Women’s Cap: Designed to fit head sizes 19-22” circumference; finished cap measures 7.75” deep and 19” circumference (unstretched). Men’s Cap: Designed to fit head sizes 21-24” circumference; finished cap measures 8.5” deep and 21” circumference (unstretched).

Materials: Cascade 220 Sport (100% Peruvian Highland Wool, 164 yds 150 m 50g). Women’s Version: 1 hank each of three colors: 8013 Walnut Heather, 9404 Ruby, 8012 Doeskin Heather. Men’s Version: 1 hank each of three colors: 8555 Black, 8995 Christmas Red, 9404 Ruby.

Needles: Size 4 16” circular and double-pointed.