Kristin Nicholas Designs Farmgirls' Stocking Cap PDF
The Farmgirls’ Stocking Cap from Kristin Nicholas is a fantastic exercise is colorwork knitting. This is a great introductory pattern for learning stranded color knitting techniques as well as for playing with color.
This pattern is available as a PDF download.
Size: To fit: Child (Adult)
Finished Measurements: 18 (20)” (45.5  cm) head circumference, and about 16” [40.5 cm] long from CO edge to tip, not including pom pom
Yarn Requirements: 1 skein each in 6 colors; shown in Nashua Handknits Julia (discontinued) but Classic Elite Color By Kristin is a great substitute
Needle(s): US size 5 and 7 (3.75 and 4.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle and DPNs
Gauge: 20 sts and 22 rows = 4” (10 cm) in two color stockinette stitch on larger needles; 20 sts and 22 rows = 4” (10 cm) in one color stockinette stitch and garter ridges on smaller needles
Listen to episode 337 of Ready, Set, Knit! where Kathy talks with designer and colorwork guru Kristin Nicholas.