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Head Huggers: Knit Pattern: 25

Spiral Knit Cap (2nd Version)

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Pattern design is adapted from
pattern shown here.
(Source of pattern unknown)

Materials:

Gauge: 17 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm using St st and size 8 (5mm) knitting needles.

Instructions:

Cast on 82 sts.
Work in St st for 2 rows (i.e., K 1 row, P 1 row).
Row 1 - (RS) K1; (*K10, P10* 4 times); K1.
Row 2 - P2; (*K10, P10* 4 times).
Row 3 - K9; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K3.
Row 4 - P4; (*K10, P10* x3 times); K10; P8.
Row 5 - K7; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K5.
Row 6 - P6; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P6.
Row 7 - K5; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K7.
Row 8 - P8; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P4.
Row 9 - K3; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K9.
Row 10 - P10; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P2.
Row 11 - K1; (*P10, K10* 4 times); P1.
Row 12 - K2; (*P10, K10* 4 times).
Row 13 - P9; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P3.
Row 14 - K4; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K8.
Row 15 - P7; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P5.
Row 16 - K6; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K6.
Row 17 - P5; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P7.
Row 18 - K8; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K4.
Row 19 - P3; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P9.
Row 20 - (*K10, P10* 4 times); K2.
Row 21 - P1; (*K10, P10* 4 times); K1.
Row 22 - P2; K10; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10.
Row 23 - K9; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K3.
Row 24 - P4; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P8.
Row 25 - K7; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K5.
Row 26 - P6; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P6.
Row 27 - K5; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K7.
Row 28 - P8; (*K10, P10* 3 times); K10; P4.
Row 29 - K3; (*P10, K10* 3 times); P10; K9.
Row 30 - (*P10, K10* 4 times); P2.
Row 31 - K1; (*P10, K10* 4 times); P1.
Row 32 - K2; (*P10, K10* 4 times).
Row 33 - (Decrease Row) - P7; P2tog; (*K8, K2tog, P8, P2tog* 3 times); K8; K2tog; P3. (74 sts)
Row 34 - K4; (*P9, K9* 3 times); P9. K7.
Row 35 - P6; (*K9, P9* 3 times); K9; P5.
Row 36 - K6; (*P9, K9* 3 times); P9; K5.
Row 37 - (Decrease Row) - P2; P2tog; (*K7, K2tog, P7, P2tog* 3 times); K7; K2tog; P7. (66 sts)
Row 38 - (*K8, P8* 4 times); K2.
Row 39 - (Decrease Row) - P1; (*K6, K2tog, P6, P2tog* 4 times); K1. (58 sts)
Row 40 - P2; (*K7, P7* 4 times).
Row 41 - (Decrease Row) - K4; K2tog; (*P5, P2tog, K5, K2tog* 3 times); P5; P2tog; K3. (50 sts)
Row 42 - P4; (*K6, P6* 3 times); K6; P4.
Row 43 - (Decrease Row) - K1; K2tog; (*P4, P2tog, K4, K2tog* 3 times); P4; P2tog; K5. (42 sts)
Row 44 - K1; (*P5, K5* 4 times); P1.
Row 45 - (Decrease Row) - (*P3, P2tog, K3, K2tog* 4 times); P2. (34 sts)
Row 46 - K3; (*P4, K4* 3 times); P4; K3.
Row 47 - (Decrease Row) - P2tog; (*K2, K2tog, P2, P2tog* 3 times); K2; K2tog; P4. (26 sts)
Row 48 - P2; (*K3, P3* 4 times).
Row 49 - (Decrease Row) - K2; (*P1, P2tog, K1, K2tog* 4 times). (18 sts)
Row 50 - P1, P2tog 8 times, P1. (10 sts)

Cut yarn leaving 18" tail. Thread yarn through 10 remaining sts and pull up tight.
Then use remaining tail of yarn to sew seam. Finish off.