Simple Striped Cotton Cap
 

Size:  Adult woman.

Materials: 

  • One skein TLC Cotton Plus (3.5 oz / 100 g skein), color:  Kiwi (MC)
  • One skein TLC Cotton Plus (155 yd /140 m per 3 oz /85 g skein), color:  Princess (CC)
  • Size 8 circular needle (16")
  • Size 8 double pointed needles

Directions:

  • On circular needle, cast on 80 and join without twisting
  • Knit 10 rounds in MC.
  • Knit 5 rounds in CC.
  • Knit 3 rounds in MC.
  • Knit 2 rounds in CC.
  • Knit 3 rounds in MC.
  • Knit 5 rounds in CC.
  • Knit 10 rounds in MC.
  • Knit 5 rounds in CC.
  • Knit 3 rounds in MC.
  • Knit 2 rounds in CC.
  • Knit 3 rounds in MC.
  • Knit 5 rounds in CC, decreasing 8 times each round.  (For the first of the 5 rounds, knit together every 9th and 10th stitch, placing a marker after each knit together stitch.  For the following 4 rounds, knit together the two stitches preceding each marker.  Switch to double pointed needles when it feels comfortable.  *Note that when using multiple stitch markers in the round, it's helpful to use a different colored marker to signify the spot where your rounds begin.*) 
  • Knit in MC, continuing to decrease 8 times each round, until only 4 stitches are left. 
  • Thread yarn through remaining 4 stitches, pull tight and weave in the ends.