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Watch Cap
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: kwec-watchCap

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Small, Large
S/M (M/L) 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: None

MATERIALS

630-127 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Walnut Dark, cool brown
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10.5 [6.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
14 sts +19 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS) with larger 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



CAP
Beginning at the lower edge with smaller needles, cast on 73 (77) sts.



Ribbing

Row 1 (WS) P 1; *k 2, p 2; rep from * across.
Row 2 *K 2, p 2; rep from * across to last st, k 1.



Rep Ribbing Rows 1-2 to approx 4 1/4 inches from beginning, ending with a WS row.

Change to larger needles.

(RS) Knit across, increasing 2 sts evenly spaced - 75 (79) sts.

Working in St st, cont until cap measures approximately 9 1/4 (10) inches from beginning, ending with a purl row.

Crown Shaping

Row 1 *K 5, k2tog; rep from * across, ending k 5 (2) - 65 (68) sts.
Row 2 and each following WS row Purl.
Row 3 *K 4, k2tog; rep from * across, ending k 5 (2) - 55 (57) sts.
Row 5 *K 3, k2tog; rep from * across, ending k 0 (2) - 44 (46) sts.
Row 7 *K 2, k2tog; rep from * across, ending k 0 (2) - 33 (35) sts.
Row 9 K 1, [k2tog] 16 (17) times - 17 (18) sts.
Row 10 Purl.



Leaving a tail measuring approximately 18 inches, cut yarn.

Thread tail into yarn needle and back through remaining sts beginning with the first stitch from Row 10.

Pull up tightly to close opening.

Take needle and yarn back through the sts again.

With same tail, join sides together.

Turn up cuff.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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