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Striped Caps
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 60430

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 3-6 mos, Child 5-6, Adult Medium, Large
Finished Circumference 16 (17 1/4, 21 1/4, 24) in. [40.5 (44.5, 55, 61) cm] unstretched. Cap will stretch to fit a variety of sizes.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.



620-195 Wool-Ease Yarn: Azalea Pink

Bright fuchsia pink

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Note: (A)

620-188 Wool-Ease Yarn: Paprika

Bright red-orange

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Note: (B)

620-138 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cranberry

Deep, intense red

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Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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18 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in St st (knit on RS, purl on WS). When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.



Wide Stripe Version
10 rows B
10 rows C
10 rows A

Narrow Stripe Version
2 rows B
2 rows C
2 rows A


With A, cast on 72 (78, 96, 108) sts.

Beginning with a knit row, work in St st for 12 rows.

Continue in St st, working in Wide or Narrow Stripe Sequence, until piece measures 6 (6 1/4, 7, 8) in.

[15 (16.5, 18, 20.5) cm] from beginning, end with a WS row.

Shape Crown
Row 1: *K4 (4, 6, 7), k2tog (decrease made); rep from * - 60 (65, 84, 96) sts.
Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl.
Row 3: *K3 (3, 5, 6), k2tog; rep from * - 48 (52, 72, 84) sts.
Row 5: *K2 (2, 4, 5), k2tog; rep from * - 36 (39, 60, 72) sts.
Row 7: *K1 (1, 3, 4), k2tog; rep from * - 24 (26, 48, 60) sts.
Continue in this manner, working 1 st less between decreases, until 12 (13, 12, 12) sts remain.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts, and pull tightly to secure.

Sew seam.

Weave in ends.

k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

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