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Urchin Cap

from Woolly Wormhead
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Urchin Cap
Urchin Cap
Urchin Cap
Urchin Cap

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit & purl stitches
  • knitting in the round
  • increases & decreases

Pattern Description:

This is a fun, perky little cap which is knit in the round without any purling!

A super quick knit and ideal for beginning knitters who wish to complete a stylish Hat without complication. Hand-dyed and plain yarns both look great with this style.

Instructions are provided in written format.

Published March 2006

PDF file size: 1MB, image res. 300DPI

Product no.: WW001KUrchinCap

Technical editors: Tana Pageler and Mary-Louise Quick


Gauge 16sts to 10cm/4inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 18 (20, 22) inches, 45.5 (51, 55.5) cm
  • Finished size: 16 (18, 20) inches, 40.5 (45.5, 51) cm


  • 100g/135yds/126m Handspun Bulky
  • OR 100g/120m/131yds Araucania Nature

You Will Also Need:

  • Set 5mm DPNs
  • stitch marker as necessary
  • tapestry needle

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Woolly Wormhead is a Hat architect. With a background in industrial, sculptural and fine art Textiles, these influences can be seen in her work; having always been a lover of Hats and a life-long ...

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