The chill of the stratosphere is no match for the warm swirls of wool in this cap. Beaded spirals add shine and structure fit for a captain.
Designer Cristina Mershon
Finished Size 20″ head circumference.
Yarn Filatura di Crosa Zara (distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.) (100% extrafine merino; 137 yd [125 m]/13/4 oz [50 g]): #1943 dark olive (MC), 2 balls; #1896 taupe (CC), 1 ball.
Hook Size F/5 (3.75 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions Yarn needle; 1/2″ diameter beads, about 100 beads.
Gauge 18 hdc and 16 rnds = 4″.