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Narrow Striped Cap
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70055AD This fun striped hat is perfect for every member of the family! Use your favorite colors to make a unique, beautiful cap.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: Child 5-6, Child 9-10, Adult Medium, Large
Finished Circumference 14 1/2 (17, 19 1/2, 22) in. [37 (43, 49.5, 56) cm]
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.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-195 Wool-Ease Yarn: Azalea Pink

Bright fuchsia pink


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (A)

620-174 Wool-Ease Yarn: Avocado

Cool medium green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (B)

620-129 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa

Warm medium brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.69
Note: (C)

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


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

GAUGE:
18 1/2 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.

NOTES:
Carry unused color along wrong side of work.

STRIPE SEQUENCE *Work 2 rows each with B, C, and A; rep from * for Stripe Sequence.


INSTRUCTIONS



CAP
With A, cast on 68 (79, 90, 101) sts.

Beg with a WS row, work 12 rows in St st (k on RS, p on WS).

Change to B and begin working in Stripe Sequence, and St st until piece measures about 6 (6 1/2, 7, 8) in.

(15 (16.5, 18, 20.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row (a purl row is the last row you work).


Shape Crown
Row 1 (RS): K1, *k4 (5,6,7), k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 57 (68, 79, 90) sts remain at the end of this row.


Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl.


Row 3: K1, *k3 (4, 5, 6), k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 46 (57, 68, 79) sts.


Row 5: K1, *k2 (3, 4, 5), k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 35 (46, 57, 68) sts.


Row 7: K1, *k1 (2, 3, 4), k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 24 (35, 46, 57) sts.



FOR SIZE CHILD 5-6 ONLY
Row 9: K1, *k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 13 sts.



FOR SIZE CHILD 9-10 ONLY
Row 9: K1, *k1, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 24 sts.


Row 11: K1, *k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 13 sts.



FOR SIZE ADULT MEDIUM ONLY
Row 9: K1, *k2, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 35 sts.


Row 11: K1, *k1, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 24 sts.


Row 13: K1, *k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 13 sts.



FOR SIZE ADULT LARGE ONLY
Row 9: K1, *k3, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 46 sts.


Row 11: K1, *k2, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 35 sts.


Row 13: K1, *k1, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 24 sts.


Row 15: K1, *k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 13 sts.



ALL SIZES
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

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



FINISHING
Sew back seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sc2tog = single crochet 2 together
st(s) = stitch(es)
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k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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