SPILLO CAP

difficulty: advanced beginner
size: womens 20" to 23" head

MATERIALS

w Plymouth Yarns
1 ball Spillo


w needles:
US 10 circular 16" long
(or size to obtain gauge)
and US 9 dpns

gauge: 4.5 sts = 1"
knits up at a loose gauge,
makes the cap stretchy!

abbreviations:
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
k4, p2 rib = k4, p2 around
[ ] = repeat between brackets
skp = slip 1 knitwise, k1, pass
          slipped stitch over
k2tog = k 2 sts together


INSTRUCTIONS

with US 10 circular, cast on 66 sts, join in the round, place marker to mark beginning of round
-work k4, p2 rib for 6 rows
-k all sts for 3 rows
START STITCH PATTERN
-next row: k4, p1, [k5, p1] around, end with k1
-next row: k4, p1, [k5, p1] around, end with k1
-k all sts for 4 rows
repeat from START STITCH PATTERN two more times

-next row: k4, p1, [k5, p1] around, end with k1
start decreasing for top of hat

-next row: [k9, skp] around
-next row: k all sts
-next row: [k8, k2tog] around
-next row: k all sts
-next row: [k7, skp] around
-next row: k all sts
-next row: [k6, k2tog] around
-next row: k all sts
switch to US 9 double pointed needles,
knit remainder of hat loosely

-next row: [k5, skp] around
-next row: [k4, k2tog] around
-next row: [k2tog] around
cut yarn and pull thru remaining sts to close.


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