Inspired by Victorian caps, the lace droplet pattern circles around the Hat, creating an interesting concentric effect, with the shaping cleverly incorporated into the pattern.
Pattern is worked from the bottom up and includes charts for both the stitch pattern and the crown shaping.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on
Gauge 18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St. 18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched