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Match My Coat Cap
Match My Coat Cap

To fit head sizes: Medium, 21-22”

Finished measurements:
Circumference 18.5”, stretches to 22”
Length with folded cuff 8.5”

Yarn:
MC – Main Colour (medium hue), 2 skeins any knitting worsted weight yarn (1.7oz/50gm approx. = 110 yards/100 metres)
CC1 – Contrast Colour 1 (dark hue), 1 skein any knitting worsted weight yarn (1.7oz/50gm approx. = 110 yards/100 metres)
CC2 – Contrast Colour 2 (light hue), 1 skein any knitting worsted weight yarn (1.75oz/50gm approx. = 110 yards/100 metres)

Needles 'n' Notions:
Four 4mm double-pointed needles, four 4.5mm double-pointed needles and four 5mm double-pointed needles or size to obtain gauge
marker, darning needle

Gauge: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4"/10cm over stockinette st with 4.5mm needles

Terms:
dpn(s) - double-pointed needle(s)
k - knit
k2tog - knit 2 stitches together
p - purl
pm - place marker
rnd(s) - round(s)
st(s) - stitch(es)

Instructions:
With MC and 4mm dpns, cast on 96 sts distributing evenly over 3 needles, pm and join.

CUFF
Rnd 1: *K2, p2, repeat from * to end of rnd.
Repeat Rnd 1 11 more times.
Next round: K.
Repeat Rnd 1 13 more times.

BODY
Change to 4.5mm and with CC1, k 1 rnd, then p 3 rnds.
With MC, k 2 rnds.
Begin Chart
Change to 5mm dpns and work 12 st repeat (Rnds 1-9), 8 times across each rnd.
Change to 4.5mm dpns and with MC, k 2 rnds.
With CC1, k 1 rnd, then p 3 rnds.
With MC, k 3 rnds.

CROWN
Rnd 1: *K14, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 90 sts
Rnd 2 and every even-numbered round up to Rnd 14, k.
Rnd 3: *K13, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 84 sts
Rnd 5: *K12, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 78 sts
Rnd 7: *K11, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 72 sts
Rnd 9: *K10, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 66 sts
Rnd 11: *K9, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 60 sts
Rnd 13: *K8, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 54 sts
Rnd 15: *K7, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 48 sts
Rnd 16: *K6, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 42 sts
Rnd 17: *K5, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 36 sts
Rnd 18: *K4, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 30 sts
Rnd 19: *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 24 sts
Rnd 20: *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 18 sts
Rnd 21: *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 12 sts
Rnd 22: *K2tog, repeat from * to end of rnd. 6 sts
Rnd 23: *K2tog, k1, repeat from * to end of rnd. 4 sts

I-CORD
With CC1, k4, do not turn work, slide sts to right end of needle and pull yarn to tighten.
*P4, do not turn work, slide sts to right end of needle and pull yarn to tighten, repeat from * for 3”.
Cut yarn and draw through last 4 sts, fasten off. Tie I-cord into a knot, weave in all ends, fold up cuff.Match My Coat Cap Chart

Match my Coat Cap Chart

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