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Strawberry Patch Cap
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: kwe-strawcap

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Approximately 17 inches in circumference

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-112 Wool-Ease Yarn: Red Sprinkles Bright primary flecks enliven true red.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.79

620-131 Wool-Ease Yarn: Hunter Green Sprinkles (discontinued) Primary flecks on intense dark green.
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.79

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


Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 7
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95

Additional Materials
1 ball #112, Red Sprinkles (A) 1 ball #131, Hunter Green Sprinkles (B)
GAUGE:
20 sts and 28 rnds to 4 inches [10 cm] in stockinette st knit circularly using Size 7 needles. 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.

NOTES:
1.

Hat is knit circularly in one piece.

Lower edge of hat will roll naturally.
2.

When changing colors, twist yarns on WS (bringing new color under old) to avoid holes.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT:
With circular needles and A, cast on 88 sts.

Place marker and join, being careful not to twist sts.

Knit every rnd until piece measures 31/4" from cast-on edge.



STRAWBERRY PATTERN:
Rnd 1: * K7 A, k1 B; rep from * around.
Rnds 2-4: With A, knit.
Rnd 5: * K3 A, k1 B, k4A; rep from * around.
Rnds 6-8: With A, knit.
Rnd 9: Rep Rnd 1.
Rnds 10-12: With A, knit.

Beg stem top:
Rnd 13: Rep rnd 5.
Rnd 14: * K2 A, k3 B, k3 A; rep from *.

(Note: Beg with next rnd, draw yarn tightly across WS when changing colors to produce a puckered effect.) Change to double-pointed needles.
Rnd 15: * K1 A, k5 B, k2 A; rep from *.
Rnd 16: * K7 B, k1 A; rep from *.

Work remainder of hat with B only.
Rnd 17: Knit.
Beg decs: Rnd 18 * K6, k2tog; rep from *-77 sts.
Rnd 19: * K5, k2tog; rep from *-66 sts.
Rnds 20-23: In same way, cont to dec, working 1 st less each rnd before working k2tog-22 sts rem after Rnd 23.
Rnd 24: K2tog around-11 sts.
Rnds 25-30: Knit
Rnd 31: [K2tog] 3 times, k1-6 sts.
Rnd 32: [K2tog] 3 times.

Cut yarn, draw through rem 3 sts, tighten and fasten off.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
bet = between
BO = bind off
ch(s) = chain(s)
CO = cast on
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
opp = opposite
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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