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Stocking Cap
Lion Brand® Lion® Cashmere Blend
Pattern Number: 60649AD This super soft hat is great for keeping your head warm on cool nights.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 20 in. (51 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

270-150 Lion Cashmere Blend Yarn: Silver (DISCONTINUED) Silver grey
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 29.97

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Pom pom Maker
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
17 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in k2, p2 Rib, slightly stretched. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
PATTERN STITCH
K2, p2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Row 1: *K2, p2; rep from *, end k2.


Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.


Rep Row 2 for k2, p2 Rib.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Cast on 86 sts.

Work in k2, p2 Rib until Hat measures 7 in.

(18 cm) from beginning, end with a WS row.


Next Row (RS): K2, *p1, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, p2tog (decrease made), k2 - 85 sts at end of row.


Next Row (WS): P2, *k1, p1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, p2.


Next Row: K2, *p1, k1; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k2.


Next Row: P2 *k1, p1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, p2.


Rep last 2 rows 2 more times.


Shaping
Row 1 (RS): K2, p2tog, k the knit sts and p the purl sts to last 4 sts, p2tog, k2 - 83 sts.


Rows 2-4: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.


Rows 5-80: Rep last 4 rows 19 times - 45 sts rem.


Row 81 (RS): K2, p2tog, k the knit sts and p the purl sts to last 4 sts, p2tog, k2 - 43 sts.


Row 82 (WS): K the knit sts and p the purl sts.


Rows 83-118: Rep Rows 81 and 82 - 7 sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.



FINISHING
With large-eyed blunt needle, thread tail through rem sts and pull tightly to secure.

Sew seam.


Pom Pom
Follow package directions to make a large Pom Pom.

Sew Pom Pom to point of Hat.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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