Charity Pattern: Rolled Brim Chemo Cap

This is a charity craft pattern for a chemo cap with a rolled brim.

Charity Pattern: Rolled Brim Chemo Cap

What you need

1 100Gm Skein of Worsted yarn
Set of double pointed needles, size 7 (or those needed to achieve gauge)



5 stitches = 1 inch (2.5cm)in stockinette stitch

Loosely cast on 100 (110) stitches. Divide them evenly between three of the needles. Begin knitting in the round, being careful not to twist the stitches. Work in stockinette stitch for 6.5″ (7″). On the next round, begin decreasing as follows:

Round 1: (Knit 8, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 2 and all even rounds: Knit.

Round 3: (Knit 7, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 5: (Knit 6, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 7: (Knit 5, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 9: (Knit 4, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 11: (Knit 3, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 13: (Knit 2, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 15: (Knit 1, Knit 2tog) around.

Round 17: Knit 2tog around.

Cut the yarn leaving a 15″ tail, weave it through the stitches remaining, and fasten off.

This Pattern was Contributed and Designed by Sue W. Thompson from

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  1. Kathleen says

    I wanted to make some scull caps as a Cancer project, and it is just what I was looking for!

  2. Great directions and wonderful Idea! This would be great at a table for Relay For Life!

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