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Carnival Cap

from Lucy Neatby
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Carnival Cap
Carnival Cap
Carnival Cap
Carnival Cap
Carnival Cap

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic knit and purl stitches
  • basic intarsia
  • adding beads
  • decreases

Pattern Description:

Easy Intarsia Knitting, worked flat with a single invisible seam

A fun-to-knit, intarsia hat with a soft facing to give a
comfortable fit and cushion the beads. This intarsia
has sculpted edges to each colour section created by
lines of decreases

See my accompanying "Provisional Crochet Cast-On" Youtube video.


To fit a 19.5 (20.5, 21.5)" head use a Stocking stitch
gauge of 8.25 (8, 7.5) sts x 12 (12, 11) rows per inch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 19.5 (20.5, 21.5)" head


  • 50 g Main (M): Ice Blue. 5g each of nine Contrasts (C): Clover Flower, Azure, Plum, Sage, Caribbean Waters, Thistle Flower, Navy, Iris, Apricot

Suggested yarn:

350 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Shelridge Ultra

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About the designer

Lucy Neatby on
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Lucy is a full-time hand-knitting designer, teacher and the author of books including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters. She also ...

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