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When working fair isle on double-pointed needles, keeping your tension can be a challenge. This five-shade toque is perfect practice. Shown in Patons Classic Wool DK Superwash.

Size

Single Size
One size to fit average woman's head.
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The materials for this project cost $44.74

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Size:

  • Single Size

One size to fit average woman's head.

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Pumpkin, 12630Edit Color
$5.79

Contrast A

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Mallard Teal, 12203Edit Color
$5.79

Contrast B

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Apple Green, 12223Edit Color
$5.79

Contrast C

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Aran, 12008Edit Color
$5.79

Contrast D

Classic Wool DK Superwash | Eggplant, 12310Edit Color
$5.79

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 4/3.5mm
$3.80

Double Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 7"

Size 6/4mm
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Bead Stitch Markers

Pink 3/Pkg
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The materials for this project cost $44.74

Abbreviations

Approx = approximately

Beg = beginning

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

K2(3)tog = Knit next 2(3) stitches together.

M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

rnd(s) = round(s)

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

One size to fit average woman's head.

MATERIALS

Cap
Patons Classic Wool DK Superwash (50 g/1.75 oz;114 m/125 yds)
Main Color (MC) Pumpkin (12630) 1
Contrast A Mallard Teal (12203) 1
Contrast B Apple Green (12223) 1
Contrast C Aran (12008) 1
Contrast D Eggplant (12310) 1
Set of five sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) double-pointed knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch marker.

GAUGE

22 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] in stocking st with larger needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

Note: When working from charts, carry colors not in use loosely across WS of work. The colors are never twisted around one another.

With MC and smaller needles, cast on 96 sts.
Divide sts on 4 needles as (24, 24, 24, 24) sts.
Join in rnd, placing a marker on rst st.
1st rnd: *K2. P2. Rep from * around.
Rep last rnd of (K2. P2) ribbing for 1¼" [3 cm].

Change to larger needles and knit 2 rnds, inc 8 sts evenly across 2nd rnd. 104 sts.
Work Chart I to end of chart, reading rnds from right to left, noting 4 st rep will be worked 26 times. (See Chart I).
Next rnd: With A, *K4. K2tog. K5. K2tog. Rep from * around. 88 sts.

Work Chart II to end of chart, reading rnds from right to left, noting 8 st rep will be worked 11 times. 44 sts rem. (See Chart II).
Next rnd: With A, *K3tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 16 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts.