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Dandelion Slouchy Cap

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Intermediate

Skills Needed

  • Ribbing

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My teenage son has a lot of girl friends (who are not girlfriends) and they constantly charm me with their enthusiasm for handknits. They love to wear slouchy hats like this one and I designed it with them in mind! The delicate stitch pattern and cheerful yellow yarn made me think of dandelions. This pattern is quck-knitting and makes a great gift. It uses less than a skein of DK-weight yarn and is perfect for handpainted yarns that are so popular now. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit in the round decrease work ribbing switch to dpns or add a 2d circular needle when top gets small GAUGE 24 sts/36 rnds = 4" over pattern stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished circumference at brim: 16(17) inches SUGGESTED YARN 150 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Black Bunny Fibers Louella COLORWAY Knitter's choice!

Recommended with this pattern

  • 140-160 yds of DK-weight (Cat. 3) yarn
  • US4 (3.5mm) circular needle, 16-inch cable (or size to get gauge)
  • second circular needle in same size, or dpns in same size

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Carol J. Sulcoski/Black Bunny Fibers
Carol J. Sulcoski/Black Bunny Fibers
Stay-at-home mom, former lawyer, now a knitting designer and yarn dyer. I handdye wool and silk yarns and roving as Black Bunny Fibers. My designs have been in Vogue Knitting, KnitScene, Knit Simple, St-Denis Magazine, Interweave Knits and other publications; I also have written articles for Vogue Knitting, Yarn Market News & Knit Simple. My latest book is Sock Yarn Studio, published fall 2012 from Lark Books; it’s full of patterns using sock yarn for things other than socks.I also co-wrote Knit So Fine, published June 2008 by Interweave Press, and wrote Knitting Socks in Handpainted Yarn, published December 2008 from Interweave Press.