KIT: Charlotte Cap by Justina McBride in Snowberries Colorway

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Charlotte Cap Kits include:

  • Ravelry download code for pattern (included with shipment)
  • 1 skeing Plump Merino Worsted 100g / 218yds, 100% Superwash Merino in Snowberries colorway (see additional photos for pictures of yarn and pom pom)
  • 1 Lg (teen / adult size) black-tipped gray faux fur pom pom pictured

For Pattern DownloadOnly, visit Justina's Ravelry Store

Charlotte Cap sample in Snowberries knit and photographed by Justina McBride

Pattern Details

The Charlotte Cap features an offset motif with a lace panel bordered by simple cables, which combines a touch of elegance with cozy winter comfort. This pattern is great for solid, tonal, or tweed yarns that really allow the design to pop, but it can also be fun in speckled or multi colors. Knit with worsted weight yarn, this is a great weekend or evening project. This pattern includes written directions for one size, with two finishing options: regular hat or messy bun hat. Tips for customizing the finished circumference and height are given. A chart is also included for the lace and cable motif for those that prefer this over the written instructions.

~US 6 (4.00mm) 16” circular knitting needle 
~US 7 (4.50mm) 16” circular knitting needle or size needed to obtain gauge 
~Set of US 7 (4.50mm) double pointed needles or long circulars if using the magic loop method or size needed to achieve gauge 
~Wool of the Andes Tweed Yarn 80% Peruvian Highland Wool, 20% Donegal Tweed; 110y/92m per 50g skein; Color: Brass Heather. Sample of messy bun version shown above used 1 skein; 
regular version as written uses approximately 120y/110m. 
~Cable needle 
~Three stitch markers 
~Tapestry needle 
~Your preferred blocking tools (optional)

Gauge (unblocked): 20 stitches by 24 rounds = 4 inches (10cm) in stockinette with larger needles

Sizes: One Size (see finished dimensions below)

Finished Dimensions (unblocked and unstretched): circumference around cuff = 15in/38cm; circumference around main body = 18.5in/47cm; messy bun height = 8.25in/21cm; 
regular cap height = 8.5in/22cm

Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Techniques you should be familiar with: C2B, C2F, K2tog, SKP, SK2PO

All Hypnotic Yarn is hand dyed with high-quality, professional grade dyes by Cheryl in her New Hampshire studio. Studio is smoke free and pet friendly. All dye is properly set and yarn thoroughly washed and rinsed, however it is normal to see some slight bleeding of color for the first wash or two. Primarily with neon, red, and sometimes teal dyes.  Colors in photos are as accurate as possible; however colors may vary slightly from monitor to monitor.

Colors may vary between skeins, even within the same dye bath. Please purchase enough to complete your project and consider alternating skeins in multi-skein projects. .

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