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Carousel Cap

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

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • basic lace knitting
  • basic beading

Pattern Description:

A fun-to-knit, comfortable-to-wear hat, worked in
the round with a facing to give a comfortable fit. For
extra excitement, beading and contrast stripes are
given as options. Minimal finishing is required.


To fit a 19.5 (20.5, 21.5)" head use a Stocking stitch gauge of 8.5 (8, 7.75) sts x 12 (12, 11) rows per inch.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Adult


  • 50 g - Main (M) plus 6 m/yds of a contrast colour for stripes. The first 10 rounds of facing may also be worked in contrast to avoid any possibility of running short of Main.
  • 2.5 mm circular needles or dpns

You Will Also Need:

  • Beads are optional, but add a certain sparkle! 54 beads are required - either matching, mixed, or 27 each of two colours, to compliment your main or stripe yarn.

Suggested yarn:

150 meters 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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