Binge Bjarbo Cap from Sweden Knitting Pattern Download
Winter cap submerged in uniqueness due to its repeating staggered pattern and cap lining allowing you to knit freely without having to catch the long floats in the two-color stranded stitches.
Finished Size: Medium, 21 inches (53.3 cm) in circumference, to fit a head 22 to 23 inches (55.9 to 58.4 cm) in circumference; 8½ inches (21.6 cm) high from purl fold line to top of cap
Yarn: Brown Sheep Naturespun, 100% wool yarn, sportweight, 184 yards (168.3 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) ball, 2 balls of #147S True Blue Navy (MC) and 1 ball each of #730S Natural (CC1) and #N46S Red Fox (CC2)
Needles: circular, 24 inches (60.0 cm), and set of double pointed (or Magic-Loop circular), size 1½ (2.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Crochet hook, size C/2 (2.75 mm), for provisional cast-on, Waste yarn, about 5½ yards (5.0 m), smooth, for provisional cast-on, Stitch markers
Gauge: 7 sts and 8 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in 2-color stranded St st, worked in the rnd
Originally Published: Knitting Traditions Spring 2014