Kristin Nicholas Designs Farmgirls' Stocking Cap PDF
The Farmgirls’ Stocking Cap from Kristin Nicholas is a fantastic exercise in colorwork knitting, showcasing stranded knitting, embroidery, and duplicate stitch. This is a great introductory pattern for learning stranded color knitting techniques as well as for playing with color. Choose fun brights, muted neutrals, or some of each to create a personalized colorwork masterpiece! Colorwork patterns are charted only.
Sizes: Child (Adult)
Head Circumference – 18 (20)”
Length from CO to top – 16” (not including pom pom)
Yarn Requirements: 1 ball each of 6 colors smooth worsted weight yarn, such as Valley Yarns Valley Superwash (100% Extra Fine Superwash Merino Wool; 50g/97yds)
US 5 (3.75mm) 16" circular and DPNs
US 7 (4.50mm) 16" circular and DPNs
20 sts and 22 rows = 4” in two color stockinette stitch on larger needles
20 sts and 22 rows = 4” 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.