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One Ball Chemo Cap

by Craftbits (Shellie Wilson)

Use a single ball to create this chemo cap.

What you need

1 ball Berocco Chinchilla
16 inch round and 1 set dpns size 9 or size to meet gauge

Instructions

Gauge

About 3 stitches to the inch (2.5 cm).

With round needle, cast on 60 stitches and join, being careful not to twist.

Knit in rib pattern (knit 3, purl 2) for about 2 inches, then continue in stockinette until piece measures about 5 to (12 cm) from the beginning.

Decrease rows:

  1. Knit 8, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  2. and all even rows: knit
  3. Knit 7, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  4. Knit 6, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  5. Knit 5, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  6. Knit 4, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  7. Knit 3, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  8. Knit 2, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  9. Knit 1, knit 2 tog, repeat around
  10. Knit 2 tog around

Cut yarn and draw through remaining 6 stitches, pull tight and fasten off on inside.

Fold cuff up on bottom to fit.

This project was contributed by Joan Fernbach, fernbacj@tardis.union.edu