Bias-knit garter stitch creates a spiral of colour sweeping around the head to a four-pointed crown. Short rows, provisional cast-on and a Kitchener stitch finish (tutorials provided) ensure a perfect, seamless fit in four sizes.
Vortice’s angled garter ridges are perfect for taming a wild sock yarn; try it in a gradient set or use a mix of scraps to create bold colour wedges.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, increases & decreases, short rows, provisional cast-on, grafting
Gauge: 28 sts x 42 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over St.St. 28 sts x 56 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.75mm needles over Garter St.