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Halford Cap
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90193AD This cozy stocking cap is perfect for cold winter nights.

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-122 Wool-Ease Yarn: Sienna

Rich pumpkin orange


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.38

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
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Pom pom Maker
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Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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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:
K2, p2 Rib (multiple of 4 + 2)
Row 1 (RS): *K2, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, 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 piece 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, 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 at end of Row 80.


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


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


Rep last 2 rows until 7 sts remain.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.



FINISHING
Thread tail through rem sts and pull tightly to gather.

Seam sides.


Pompom
Follow package instructions to make a large pompom.

Tie pompom to Hat.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double 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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