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I love to teach people how to knit or crochet and then watch them get totally addicted.

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Catawampus Cap

from Sweet Paprika Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Catawampus Cap
Catawampus Cap

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on
  • knit and purl
  • knitting in the round
  • decrease

Pattern Description:

This close-fitting cap works well for both men and women. It's knit using a slip-stitch pattern and uses only one colour at a time.


19 sts and 26 rnds = 4" (10cm) in St st, worked in the rnd.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
  • Circumference: 18 (20, 22)"


  • Worsted weight yarn: 65 (80, 95) yds each in two contrasting colours
  • Shown in: Patons Classic Wool Merino (100% pure new wool; 100g/223 yds), 1 ball each in Indigo and Natural Mix.
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) circular needle, 16" (40cm) long
  • Size 7 (4.5mm) set of double-pointed needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch markers
  • Yarn needle