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Cap with Little Beaded Flowers
Lion Brand® Homespun®
Pattern Number: 50183-2
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Circumference 20" [51 cm]
790-322 Homespun Yarn: Baroque
Heathered Solid Medium violet and dark rose
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Size 10 [6 mm] 16 in. [40 cm] circular needle Sewing needle and matching thread 21 pony beads: 6 in each of 3 colors, 3 in 4th color [shown with WT AB Transparent Pony Beads, style # 2946-2E-001]
14 sts + 20 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in St st (k every rnd) 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.
HEM - Cast on 24 sts.
Purl 1 row.
Inc Row 1 (RS) (Knit into front and back of next st twice, k to last 2 sts, (knit into back and front of next st) twice - 28 sts.
Repeat Inc Row every other row 4 more times - 44 sts.
Next Row Cast on 13 sts, purl across - 57 sts.
Next Row Cast on 13 sts, knit across - 70 sts.
Place marker for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist.
Work even in St st for an additional 1 1/4" [3 cm].
Bind off very loosely.
CAP - Work as for Hem until piece is joined in the rnd.
Work even in St st for an additional 5 1/2 inches [14 cm].
Crown Decreases (Note Change to double-pointed needles when sts no longer fit on circular needle.) Rnd 1 *K 5, k2tog; repeat from * around - 60 sts.
Rnd 2 *K 4, k2tog; repeat from * around - 50 sts.
Rnd 3 *K 3, k2tog; repeat from * around - 40 sts.
Rnd 4 *K 2, k2tog; repeat from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 5 *K 1, k2tog; repeat from * around - 20 sts.
Rnd 6 (K2tog) around - 10 sts.
Rnd 7 (K2tog) around - 5 sts.
FINISHING - Break yarn, leaving a 6 inches [15 cm] tail.
Thread tail through remaining 5 sts; draw sts together and fasten.
Sew Hem Place Hem inside Cap with wrong sides together, matching shaping of brim along edges.
Whipstitch edges of Cap and Hem together.
Whipstitch cast-on edge of Hem to inside of Cap.
Weave in ends.
TRIM Mark placement on Brim for Bead Flowers (each will be about the diameter of a quarter).
Sew each of 3 center beads in place.
Using contrasting colored beads, sew 6 beads around each center.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
tog = together
WS = wrong side
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