Today we are going to learn to make a beautiful swirled cap. The tutorial is going to help a lot of you who have been in a search of a decent hat project. This one is quite different from the other hat tutorials that we have previously shared on our blog.
The tutorial, a complete pattern for the swirled ski cap was found online on craftyarncouncil.com. A beautiful and highly informative website, definitely a must-check for all the craft lovers. Meanwhile let’s enjoy the results we are about to get after following the pattern we are going to direct you to.
3.5 ozs. 4-ply worsted-weight yarn, Main Color
3.5 ozs. 4-ply worsted-weight yarn, Contrasting Color
Size 8 Knitting Needles
Cast on 30 (child) or 40 (adult) stitches:
Row 1: Knit. Row 2: Purl 1st two stitches together (tog), purl to last stitch. Knit twice in last stitch. Row 3: Knit. Row 4: Purl 1st two stitches tog, purl to last stitch, knit twice in last stitch. Row 5: Knit. Row 6: Repeat Row 4. Change Color Row 7: Purl. Row 8: Knit 1st two stitches tog, knit to last stitch, knit twice in last stitch. Row 9: Purl. Row 10: Repeat Row 8. Row 11: Purl. Row 12: Repeat Row 8. Repeat these 12 rows 7 times (9). Cast off. Pick up 86 (108) stitches on bottom or piece. Knit one, Purl one for 20 (30 Rows with Main Color yarn, sew up side seam, gathering top together. Make pom-pom and sew to top.