Stocking Cap by Deborah Newton

Stocking Cap

November 2011
Aran (8 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
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This pattern is available from for $6.00.

Don’t settle down for a long winter’s nap--Deborah Newton’s exquisite stocking cap begs to be seen. Stitched in Knit One Crochet Too’s “Brae Tweed,” this headliner boasts a large flower-and-diamond Fair Isle pattern, stripes and two tassels.

Notes from The Ultimate Hat Book:
2 1 3/4oz/50g hanks (each approx 109yd/100m) of Knit One Crochet Too Brae Tweed (wool/llama/bamboo/Donegal) in #278 garnet (red A) YARN WT = 4
1 hank each in #525 moss (light green B), #553 moor (light blue C), #682 loch (dark blue D), AND #546 olive (dark green E)
Size 8 (5mm) circular needles, 16 and 24”/40 and 60cm long, OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
Size 6 (4mm) circular needle 24”/60cm long
One set (5) size 8 (5mm) double-pointed needles (dpns)
Cable needle (cn)

20 sts and 22 rnds = 4”/10cm over Fair Isle chart pat using larger needles. TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.