Richting is the first pattern to be released in a collection that was inspired by my summer bike tour to the Netherlands. All of the designs work great for active pursuits while being stylish enough for everyday wear.
This warm, yet lightweight cap fits perfectly under a bike helmet to keep you toasty on the road. The textured stitch pattern flows like the currents it’s named after, and with a pop of contrast color at the hem it looks dashing off the bike, too. A simple and interesting combination of knits and purls, the pattern works well for women or men. Charted and written instructions.
Sizes S (L); shown in size S
Yarn Main Color: 130 (160) yd/120 (145) m fingering weight yarn
Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% Wool; 275 yd/251 m per 50g skein) Color Woodsmoke; 1 skein
Contrast Color: 15 (20) yd/14 (18) m fingering weight yarn
Shown in Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% Wool; 275 yd/251 m per 50g skein) Color Sap; 1 skein
Blocked Gauge Gauge measurement should be taken after blocking. 21 sts/44 rows = 4 in/10 cm in Textured Stitch pattern
Needles & Notions Needle Sizes are recommendations only. Always use needle size necessary to obtain gauge.
Needle A: US #4/3.50 mm 16 in/40 cm needle Needle B: US #4/3.50 mm double pointed needles, 32 in/80 cm or longer circular needle for magic loop method or 2 circular needles; use your preferred small-circumference circular knitting method.
Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle
Skills Switch from one color to another, work a textured stitch pattern using charted and/or written instructions, work shaping in pattern