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Knit Chemo Cap
copyright 1999 Joan Fernbach - posted with permission
Joan Fernbach, I hereby give my permission for this pattern to be used for personal use, sharing with friends, posting on the Web, printing in a knitlist pattern book, and any other, except selling it or claiming it as your own.

This pattern is sized for an adult sized head, about 22 inches around, but Joan says it can be easily modified by removing stitches in groups of 6, or knitting in a smaller gauge with a finer yarn.  


One ball Berocco Chincilla
16 inch round and 1 set dpns size 9 or size to give gauge of about 3 stitches to the inch

With round needle, cast on 60 stitches and join, being careful not to twist.

Knit in rib pattern (knit 3, purl 2) for about 2 inches, then continue in stockinette until piece measures about 5 to 6 inches from the beginning.

Decrease rows:
1.  Knit 8, knit 2 tog, repeat around
2. and all even rows : knit
3.  Knit 7, knit 2 tog, repeat around
5.  Knit 6, knit 2 tog, repeat around
7.  Knit 5, knit 2 tog, repeat around
9.  Knit 4, knit 2 tog, repeat around
11. Knit 3, knit 2 tog, repeat around
13. Knit 2, knit 2 tog, repeat around
15. Knit 1, knit 2 tog, repeat around
17. Knit 2 tog around
cut yarn and draw through remaining 6 stitches, pull tight and fasten off
on inside.

Fold cuff up on bottom to fit.

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