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Simple Knitted Cap
Lion Brand® Jiffy®
Pattern Number: kjif-cap
SKILL LEVEL: Beginner
SIZE: Child 9-10, Small, Medium
Finished cap measures 7 (7 1/4, 8) inches long and 17 (19 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.
450-112 Jiffy Yarn: Red (discontinued) Bright scarlet red
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Size 10.5 (6.5 mm)-16-inch circular needles or size to obtain gauge
Size 10.5 (6.5 mm) double-pointed needles
Size 10 (6.00 mm)-16-inch circular needles
13 sts + 19 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in St st (k every round) with larger needles. 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.
With smaller circular needles, cast on 56 (64, 72) sts.
Place marker and join in a round, being careful not to twist stitches.
Work 10 rows of K2, P2 Rib.
Change to larger circular needles.
Work even in St st until cap measures 4 (4 1/4, 5) inches from beginning.
Note Change to double-pointed needles when necessary.
Rnd 1 *K 6, k2tog; rep from * around - 49 (56, 63) sts.
Rnd 2 and all even rnds Knit.
Rnd 3 *K 5, k2tog; rep from * around - 42 (48, 54) sts
Rnd 5 *K 4, k2tog; rep from * around - 35 (40, 45) sts.
Rnd 7 *K 3, k2tog; rep from * around - 28 (32, 36) sts.
Rnd 9 *K 2, k2tog; rep from * around - 21 (24, 27) sts.
Rnd 11 *K 1, k2tog; rep from * around - 14 (16, 18) sts.
Rnd 13 *K2tog; rep from * around - 7 (8, 9) sts.
Rnd 14 Knit
Leaving a 6 inches tail, cut yarn.
Thread tail onto tapestry needle and back through remaining 7 (8, 9) sts beginning with the first stitch from Row 14.
Pull tightly to close opening and weave in end.
Cut a piece of cardboard 2 1/4" x 3 inches.
Wrap the yarn around the 2 1/4" width 100 times.
Cut yarn, leaving an 18 inches end.
Slide pompom off cardboard carefully and wrap end around middle, securing it lightly.
Clip through loops on both ends.
Sew pompom to top of hat.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
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