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Camden cap - knitting pattern

by Woolly Wormhead
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  • Written instructions
  • Illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, Joining live stitches
  • Brim insert schematic
  • Pattern in metric and imperial measurements


A Hat with a classic brim, this cap offers style and interest both visually and in its creation.

The brim is worked first and instructions are included for making the brim stand out in a way that is truly architectural.

Sample shown in Malabrigo Rios [210yd/192m per 100g; 100% Superwash Merino]; shown in size 20in/51cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head.

Sizes: To fit 15 [18, 20, 23] in/ 38 [45.75, 51, 58.5] cm (Finished size: 13.75 [16, 18.25, 20.5] in/ 35 [40.75, 46.25, 52] cm)

Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, provisional cast-on, joining live sts, twisted sts, short rows.

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Materials you need at home:

  • 93 [124, 168, 210] yd/85 [114, 154, 192] m worsted weight, plied yarn (Gauge 20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St / 21 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib)
  • 32yd/30m yarn for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
  • Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.75mm/UK9/US5 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 3.75mm/USF crochet hook (provisional cast-on)
  • Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn (provisional cast-on)
  • Plastic bottle/Plastic canvas for Brim
  • Coordinating 1in/22mm plastic button
  • Stitch marker as necessary
  • Tapestry needle