Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Tassel Fun Decorated Cap
Lion Brand® Homespun® - Incredible®
Pattern Number: 50183-4
This simple knit Homespun hat sports a ribbon band and bright tassle of Incredible yarn

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Circumference 20 inches [51 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

790-322 Homespun Yarn: Baroque

Heathered Solid Medium violet and dark rose


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49

520-207 Incredible Yarn: Purple Party

Brilliant gold, cerise, lavender, warm purple and sage green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99

Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

Additional Materials
Size 10 [6 mm] 16 in. [40 cm] circular needle
GAUGE:
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.


INSTRUCTIONS



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
Cut approximately 40 strands of Incredible, each about 5 inches [12.5 cm] long and lay carefully together on a flat surface.

Cut another strand about 12 inches [30.5 cm] long, slide under the center of bundle of shorter strands and tie them together securely, knotting twice.

Use long ends to sew or tie pompom onto Cap.

With large-eyed, blunt needle and Incredible, sew a running stitch just above hem, beginning and ending at pompom.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
We want your project to be a success! If you need help with this or any other Lion Brand pattern, e-mail support is available 7 days per week by mailing support@lionbrand.com.

For over a thousand free patterns available in versions for the vision-impaired, visit our website http://www.LionBrand.com

To order, visit our website http://www.e-yarn.com or call: (800) 258-9276 any time!

Copyright ©1998-2011 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved. No pattern or other material may be reproduced -- mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying -- without written permission of Lion Brand Yarn Company.

Click here for Non-Braille display: View With Images