Archive | September 12, 2006

Knit Chemo Cap & Pattern

Pattern: My Own
Yarn: Berroco Plush (color: Lava Lamp)
Needles: US10

My third chemo cap for Made by Hand. Berroco Plush is super soft and not too bad to work with; however, my cast on was consistently tight and picking up dropped stitches was a nightmare because the stitches obscured themselves once dropped. I strongly recommend using life lines or something similar with this yarn.

I even wrote a pattern for this one as well. I’m finding pattern writing somewhat fun and while I’ve only done very basic patterns right now, I think I may try to start increasing the complexity as I understand more about knitting construction.

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