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Free Knitting Pattern: Knit Chemo Cap

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Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Microspun
Pattern #: 50566AD
Rating: *****4.6 (based on 12 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
One size will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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This chemo cap is fuzzy, soft, and comfortable.
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Color (A)
Fun Fur®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 320-112: Fun Fur Yarn: Raspberry
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Color (B)
Microspun

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 910-146: Microspun Yarn: Fuchsia
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Discontinued - click here for possible substitutions
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Microspun
Sorry, product is discontinued; no colors are available.
Fun Fur®
Ivory White Soft Pink Flamingo Sapphire Cobalt Raspberry Red
Champagne Tigers Eye Chocolate Taupe Terracotta Neon Orange Orchid Magenta
Grape Silver Fox Onyx Sterling Black Neon Lemon Amber Moss
Aquamarine Violet Purpletini Neon Lime Lime Hot Pink Indigo Lava
Sandstone Confetti Citrus Tropical Mango Ginger Café Cotton Candy Stripes
South Beach Stripes Mexicana Stripes Copacabana Stripes Deep Sea Stripes
*Fun Fur (Article #320). 100% Polyester; package size: Solids: 1.75 oz/50g; 64 yd/58m balls
Prints: 1.5 oz/40g; 57 yd/52m balls
Exotics: 1.75 oz/50g; 55 yd/50m balls (Note: Exotics shades are lay flat to dry)
*Microspun (Article #910). 100% Micro-Fiber Acrylic; package size: 2.50oz/70.00 gr. (168yds/154m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  320-112 Fun Fur Yarn: Raspberry
   balls
$ 9.98  
Note: (A)
•  910-146 Microspun Yarn: Fuchsia
   ball
$ 5.29  
Discontinued, sorry!
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Note: (B)
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Double-pointed needles size 13 (9 mm)
 

Knit Chemo Cap

Lion Brand® Fun Fur® - Microspun

GAUGE:

10 sts = about 4 in. [10 cm] in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) with 1 strand each of A and B held tog). 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

HAT
With 1 strand each of A and B held tog, cast on 40 sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles and join, being careful not to twist. Place marker for beg of rnd. Work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures about 7 in. (18 cm) from beg.
Shape Crown
Rnd 1:
*K8, k2tog; rep from * around – 36 sts at end of rnd.
Rnd 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: *K7, k2tog; rep from * around – 32 sts.
Rnd 4: Knit.
Rnd 5: *K6, k2tog; rep from * around – 28 sts.
Rnd 6: *K5, k2tog; rep from * around – 24 sts.
Rnd 7: *K4, k2tog; rep from * around – 20 sts.
Rnd 8: *K3, k2tog; rep from * around – 16 sts.
Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog; rep from * around – 12 sts.
Next Rnd: *K2tog; rep from * around – 6 sts.
Next Rnd: *K2tog; rep from * around – 3 sts.
K3tog. Cut yarn, leaving a long end. Thread tail through remaining sts and gather tightly together.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together k3tog = knit 3 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.6 (based on 12 reviews)
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Knit Chemo Cap Reviewed by Etheline Hill on 2012-12-14 *****
This is a very easy hat to make. I make the opening larger by using both needles held together to cast on stitches and 2 strands of Fun Fur. I also knit the scarf by casting on 10 stitches for girl's size and 20 for the ladies.


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