Pressed Rib Cap & Muffler Knitting Pattern - Churchmouse Classics
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Pressed Rib Cap & Muffler Pattern
from Churchmouse Yarns & Teas
We fell in love with a handsome muffler in a favorite designer’s shop. On closer inspection we discovered that it was simply K2/P2 ribbing. What, we wondered, made this scarf so special? It was the finishing. The ribbing was pressed flat which gave the fabric a soft, elegant hand. We’ve added a companion watch-cap with a nice 4-part decrease that’s a little more finished, a little more refined.========== A little more finished, a little more refined. FINISHED SIZE Cap: Approx. 16"/40cm around, not stretched. To fit 19–21"/48–53cm head. Muffler: Approx. 10"/25cm x 58"/147cm after pressing. YARN 2 skeins Main Color, 1 skein Contrast Color of Berroco Ultra Alpaca (215 yds/198m each); shown lower left and right in Colors 6289 (MC) and 6245 (CC); also shown lower center in Colors 6279 (MC) and 6280 (CC). Or approx. 130 yds/119m for cap; 500 yds/457m of an equivalent all-natural (not heat-sensitive) yarn for muffler. NEEDLES & NOTIONS Cap: US 6 (4mm) 16"/40cm circular and double-points, or size to obtain gauge. Muffler: US 6 (4mm), or size to obtain gauge. Blocking wires. GAUGE Approx. 30 sts = 4"/10cm in K2/P2 ribbing, not stretched. Approx. 22 sts = 4"/10cm when pressed.