PDF pattern of Churchmouse's Pattern - Thinking Cap
YarnShibui Knits Pure Cashmere
100% Ethically sourced cashmere
220 yds / 25 g
Shown in Ash
Build Your Own Kit
Needles & Notions
US 1 (2.25mm) 16"/40cm circular and 5 double-point needles, or size to get gauge
US 0 (2mm) 16"/40cm circular needle or one size smaller than gauge needle
US C/2 (2.75cm) crochet hook and 1 locking marker for provisional cast-on
4 very fine stitch markers (one in a contrast color) to mark decreases without creating gaps (knotted loops of fine yarn work nicely)
5 yds/m smooth fingering-weight waste yarn for provisional cast-on
Darning needle to finish
Approx. 19"/48cm around x 10"/25 cm long; fits 20-23"/51-58cm head.
For confidence that your knitted project will turn out the right size, it is important to swatch your yarn and block it before diving into the project. Your stitch gauge is important for fit; your row gauge will affect the length. You can also assess whether you like the feel of the fabric.