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Winter Jewels Cap

Knitting
August 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stranded stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
140 - 210 yards (128 - 192 m)
infant/toddler, child, adult
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This cap will be a bright spot on a cold winter’s day. Three bright bands of jeweled color, a braided brim and tassel at the top make it as beautiful as any real jewels, and much cheaper too! The colors used in the cap are listed below, but if there are some bright balls of leftover yarns in your stash, substitute your own color choices. Shown in three sizes,
Infant/Toddler, Child, Adult. Originally published in Yarnwise Magazine.

A video showing knitted braided edge is available
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QiH6HCjr3zo]

A tassel making video is now available to “make a better tassel”
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOWpopDLfdo make a better tassel

Gauge: 20 sts x 24 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in stranded stockinette stitch.
Circumference: 14 (18, 22.5 ) inches. 35.5 (45.75, 57) cm
Length (from brim to tip): approximately 7 ( 8, 8.5 ) inches 17. 8 ( 20.3, 21.5) cm

Materials:
US Size 7 / 4.5 cm 24 inch circular needle or size needed to obtain correct gauge.
1 seam needle.
1 stitch marker.

Yarn used: CASCADE 220 Wool
Azure #8892 (MC) 25, 30, 40 yards
Lupin #9541 (CC1) 15, 20, 25 yards
Anis #8908 (CC2) 20, 25, 35 yards
White #8505 (CC3) 30, 35, 40 yards
Magenta #7803 (CC4) 25, 30, 35 yards
Highland Green #9430 (CC5) 25, 30, 35 yards