Modified Mobcap Knitting Pattern Download
In the Regency era, the mobcap was an everyday garment, often worn indoors in lieu of a bonnet. This updated version features a textured band and slouchy crown, giving this classic shape a more modern twist.
Finished Size: 9" from top of crown to edge of brim; 20" circumference, unstretched.
Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Merino (100% superwash Merino; 210 yd [192 m]/100 g): Byzantine, 1 skein.
Yarn Weight: #3 - Light
Needles: Size 8 (5.0 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Stitch marker (m), tapestry needle.
Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st.
Originally Published: Jane Austen Knits Summer 2012