Free Crochet Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: cwec-watchCap
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
SIZE: Small, Large
Finished cap measures 12 1/4 (13) inches long and 21 1/4 (22 1/4) inches around.
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: (applied Jun 24, 2004)
Row 9 K 1, [k2tog] 16 (17) times - 17 (18) sts.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
630-107 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Bluebell Medium blue
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
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10 sts + 11 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in single crochet with larger hook. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Sc2tog Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sts, yo and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
Fpdc Yo, insert hook from front to back then to front, going around the dc post, draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Skip st behind the fpdc.
Bpdc Yo, insert hook from back to front then to back, going around the dc post, draw up a loop, (yo and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice.
Skip st in front of the bpdc.
(Note Ribbing is worked after upper hat is completed.)
Beginning at the lower edge and above the ribbing, with larger hook, ch 55 (57).
Foundation Row (RS) Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 54 (56) sts; turn.
For body pattern Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Work in body pattern to approximately 5 1/4 (6) inches from beginning, ending with a WS row.
Row 1 Ch 1, sc in first 2 (3) sc; * sc2tog, sc in each of next 4 sc; rep from * across ending sc2tog, sc in last 2 (3) sc - 45 (47) sts; turn.
Row 2 and each following WS row Ch 1, sc in each sc across; turn.
Row 3 Ch 1, sc in first 2 (3) sc; * sc2tog, sc in each of next 3 sc; rep from * across ending sc2tog, sc in 1 (2) sc - 36 (38) sts; turn.
Row 5 Ch 1, sc in first 2 (3) sc; * sc2tog, sc in each of next 2 sc; rep from * across ending sc2tog, sc in 0 (1) sc - 27 (29) sts; turn.
Row 7 Ch 1, (sc2tog) across ending sc in last sc - 14 (15) sts; turn.
Row 8 Ch 1, sc in each sc across.
Leaving a tail measuring approximately 18 inches, fasten off.
Thread tail into yarn needle and back through the back loops of the remaining 14 (15) sts.
Pull up tightly to close opening.
With the same tail, join sides.
With the RS facing and smaller hook, join yarn with a slip st in lower edge.
Ch 3 (counts as dc), working along unused loops of Foundation, work 52 (54) more dc around.
At end, skip last ch, join with a slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3 - 53 (55) sts; turn.
Rnd 1 Ch 2, fpdc over next dc; (bpdc over next 2 dc, fpdc over next 2 dc) around, ending bpdc over next 2 dc, fpdc over last dc; join with a slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch-2.
Rnd 2 Ch 2, fpdc over fpdc; (bpdc over next 2 bpdc, fpdc over next 2 fpdc) around ending bpdc over next 2 bpdc, fpdc over last fpdc; join with a slip st in 2nd ch of beginning ch-2.
Rep Rnd 2 until ribbing measures approx 4 1/4 inches from beg.
Turn up cuff.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
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