Charity Pattern: Rolled Brim Chemo Cap

Charity Pattern: Rolled Brim Chemo Cap

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

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 Chemo Cap Pattern was Contributed and Designed by Sue W. Thompson from

This chemo cap is knitted in the round  and has a roller brim, This chemo cap is knitted in the round and is ridged with a small rim. We have some other patterns for knitted chemo caps too, check them out here.

One Ball Knitted Chemo Cap beanie

Rolled brim Chemo Cap


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    The () says repeat that’s inside over and over until you get to the end of the row. I hope this helps.

  2. Ann Brunelle says

    Do you decrease just 1 time each decrease row. How many stitches should I end up with?

  3. Kathleen says

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

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

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