Palouse Prairie Cap

from Carolyn Doe Designs

Palouse Prairie Cap Pattern


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Knitting: Palouse Prairie Cap
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knit in the round
  • k2tog
  • cables
  • K1f-b, knit into the front and back of next stitch.

Pattern Description:

This is sure to keep you warm and cozy in any area where the wind blows unhindered. The cabled band
is knit flat. The ends are sewn together and stitches
are then picked up for both the earflaps and crown.

CBL8-R; slide next 4 sts on to cable needle and bring to the front,
K4 from left needle, K4 from cable needle.
CBL8-L; slide next 4 sts on to cable needle and hold to the back,
K4 from left needle, K4 from cable needle.
CBL6-L; slide next 3 sts on to cable needle and hold to the back,
K3 from left needle, K4 from cable needle.


20 sts = 4" in stockinette stitch.


  • Needles: 16" circular and 1 set of double pointed in US 7. (OptionaI: Straight needles for working the cabled band that is worked flat. I use the circular for this.)
  • Worsted weight wool recommended. Suggested yarn: Plymouth Select Worsted Merino Superwash, 100 gr/ 218 yds, 1 skein.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 cable needle
  • 1 stitch marker
  • tapestry needle.

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Plymouth Select Worsted Merino Superwash

About Designer

About Designer

Carolyn Doe on

I grew up surrounded by a family that appreciates art and crafts. I first learned to sew. Then embroider. Then, reluctantly, knitting.
I knit every day. and it has been 30 years.
I also am a batik on silk artist. Something I have been playing with for over 20 years. And while I have never taken a class I have invented my own personal style.
You can see my artowrk at: ...

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