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I was taught the basics of knitting, crochet, embroidery, and sewing by my grandmother when I was young. I have found that I enjoy doing a variety of fiber related crafts, and have over the years ...

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Autumn Swirl Fair Isle Cap

from Mountain Mist Fiberworks
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Autumn Swirl Fair Isle Cap
Autumn Swirl Fair Isle Cap
Autumn Swirl Fair Isle Cap
Autumn Swirl Fair Isle Cap
Autumn Swirl Fair Isle Cap
Autumn Swirl Fair Isle Cap

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • knit
  • purl
  • slip, slip, knit
  • Knit with two colors

Pattern Description:

This pattern creates a soft, warm fair-isle cap in a fall colorway. The cap has corrugated rib around the side, and a swirl pattern on the crown. The pattern contains both written instructions and charts for the colorwork, for ease and clarity. The pattern also includes a technique feature on reading a fair isle pattern in the round.


23/5 stitches and 23/5 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's adult medium
  • 22 inches in circumference
  • 8 inches from brim to crown


  • Cascade Lana D'Oro:
  • 1 skein 1042, Cinnamon
  • 1 skein 1038, Forest
  • 1 skein 1048, Ochre
  • 1 skein 1037, Salmon
  • 16" Circular needle, size 7
  • 1 set double-point needles, size 7
  • Stitch marker, optional

Suggested yarn:

440 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade Lana D'Oro


Cinnamon, Forest, Ochre, Salmon