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Flower Caps

CROCHET VERSION

size: adult head

yarn: MC: 1 ball Rowan Big Wool
(OR 2 balls Loop-d-Loop Tundra)
and 1 ball or scraps for CC

crochet hook: size N (10mm)


KNIT VERSION

size: adult head

yarn: MC: 1 ball Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Superchunky
(OR 2 balls Loop-d-Loop Tundra)
and 1 ball or scraps for CC

needles: US 11

INSTRUCTIONS

FOR CROCHET VERSION

CROCHET IN A ROUND, do not turn at end of rounds:

Ch 5, join with sl st to form ring

Round 1: ch 1, 1 sc in same ch, 2 sc in each ch around, join to beg

NOTE: now work all sts in the back loop of each sc

Round 2: ch 1, 1 sc tbl in same, 2 sc tbl in each sc around, join to beg

Round 3: ch 1, 1 sc tbl in each of next 2 sts, 2 sc tbl in next, *1 sc tbl in each of next 3 sts, 2 sc tbl in next, repeat from * around, join to beg

Round 4: ch 1, 1 sc tbl in each of next 4 sts, 2 sc tbl in next, *1 sc tbl in each of next 5 sts, 2 sc tbl in next, repeat from * around, 1 sc tbl in last, join to beg

All next rounds: ch 1, 1 sc tbl in each around, join to beg

Work as many rounds as you want your hat's length to be, try on as you go.

Last round: cut main color, join new color, work one round of sc for the contrast edge

 

abbreviations
ch = chain
st = stitch
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
beg = beginning
join = join with sl st
tbl = thru back loop of stitch

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FINISHING

Turn hat inside out, crochet a flower
and sew to edge of hat.

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INSTRUCTIONS

FOR KNIT VERSION

- Cast on 42 sts (cable cast on preferred), join to form circle, place marker to mark beginning of rounds

- Round 1:  *yo, k2tog*
(make sure to start each row with yo, 
do not use and edge stitch)

- Repeat above rounds 19 more times

- Next round: *k2tog, repeat from * across, end with k1

- Next round: *p2tog, repeat from * across

- Next round: *k2tog, repeat from * across, end with k1

FINISHING

- Cut yarn and pull through remaining sts. Sew seam. With contrast color or two strands of aran yarn, work a round of sc along edge of hat. Crochet or knit a flower and sew to edge of hat.

 

abbreviations
yo = wrap the yarn around the right-hand needle from back to front counterclockwise before working next st
k2tog = knit 2 sts together
p2tog = purl 2 sts together


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