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Carousel Cap


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  • Lace

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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. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting in the round basic lace knitting basic beading GAUGE 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 SUGGESTED YARN 150 meters of Fingering weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Shelridge Ultra

Recommended with this pattern

  • 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
  • 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.

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Lucy Neatby
A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the true fun in knitting. Her website, Lucy Neatby Designs, is no different. Lucy is also the face behind a series of instructional DVDs, Learn with Lucy, and the author of popular books, including Cool Socks Warm Feet, Cool Knitters Finish in Style and A Little Book of BIG Holes for Hand-Knitters.