The General Carleton Cap

This knitted cap is based on the original cap excavted from the General Carleton, an English merchant ship that sank in the Baltic Sea in 1785.
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Description
The bold geometric pattern and natural colors reflect the pattern of the original cap and the decorative thrum edging provides additional insulation and warmth.

SKU: EP9526

Author/Speaker/Editor: Penelope Lister Hemingway

Format: Pattern

Details
Finished Size: 20 inches (50.8 cm) brim circumference, 14 inches (35.6 cm) deep, not including thrums
Yarn: Rowan Tweed Aran, 100% wool yarn, Aran weight, 105 yards (96.0 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) ball, 2 balls of #770 Arncliffe (MC) and 1 ball each of #771 Keld (CC1) and #776 Bainbridge (CC2)
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Needles: Needles, circular, 16 inches (40.6 cm) and set of 4 or 5 double pointed, size 8 (5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Markers, Tapestry needle
Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rnds = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st
Originally Published: PieceWork January/February 2014

SKU: EP9526

Author/Speaker/Editor: Penelope Lister Hemingway

Format: Pattern