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Home : Patterns : Mocha Latte Cap

Free Knitting Pattern: Mocha Latte Cap

Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern #: L0451
Rating: ****3.8 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Hat Circumference About 19 1/2 in. (50 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.


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Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton

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Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Almond Blueberry Khaki Espresso Pistachio
*Nature's Choice Organic Cotton (Article #480). 100% Organically Grown Cotton; package size: Solids: 3 oz. (85 g), 103 yd. (94 m)
Prints: 2.75 oz. (78 g), 94 yd. (86 m)

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Mocha Latte Cap

Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton


15 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). 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

With A, cast on 74 sts.
Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) until piece measures about 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) from beg, end with a WS (purl) row.
Note: End with a WS row means that the last row you work should be a WS row, you will be ready to work a RS row.
Shape Crown
Next (Decrease) Row (RS):
K8, k2tog, *pm, k2tog, k14, k2tog; rep from * 2 more times, pm, k2tog, k to end - 66 sts rem at end of row.
Next Row (WS): Purl.
Next (Decrease) Row: *K to 2 sts before marker, k2tog, sm, k2tog; rep from * 3 more times, k to end - 58 sts.
Next Row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows until 10 sts rem.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through rem sts and pull to gather. Sew Hat seam.

Weave in ends.

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k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl Pm = place marker
rem = remain(s)(ing) rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side  

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Pattern Average Rating: ****3.8 (based on 4 reviews)
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Mocha Latte Cap Reviewed by Ciera Atkins on 2013-05-27 *****
Perfect pattern for a newbie. Quickly knits up.
I didn't have size 9 needles, so I used size 10 instead. Worked fine and I just knitted the main part of the hat to 5" instead of 5 1/2" so it wouldn't be too long. Came out great and fits close to the head.

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