Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Newborn Cap

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by Premier Yarns Design Team

Premier Yarns Knit for Kids Newborn Cap

Join A.C. Moore, World Vision, and Premier Yarns to wrap the world in warmth! We invite you to knit this adorable cap for your child or for a child in need –-- either way, you’'re helping to make a difference. World Vision’'s Knit for Kids program provides warmth and comfort to children living in poverty across the world. You can donate this cap, or any hand-made item, to Knit for Kids at all A.C. Moore locations. Premier Yarns is also generously donating a percentage of all Knit for Kids yarn sales to World Vision'’s international development and relief work. Stop in today and see the manager for more information. Click here for more details and projects.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 18 sts and 24 rows (4 inch) in St st to knit a cap that measures approximately 5 (5-1/2, 6-1/2) inch in length x 12 (14, 18) inch in width. Save time, check your gauge. If the needles listed under supplies do not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere. Instructions and supplies are written for size Newborn with sizes in Toddler and Kids in parantheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow a pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning. Special Stitch: Ribbing (multiple of 2 sts) = Row 1 (RS): * K1, p1; rep from * across. Row 2: * K1, p1; rep from * across. Rep Rows 1-2 for patt.
  • 2
    With Papaya, cast on 54 (64, 82) sts. Work in Ribbing for 2 (2, 2-1/2) inch. Cut Papaya, switch to Beach Day. Row 1 (RS): Knit. Row 2 (WS): Purl. Rep Rows 1-2 for 4-1/2 (5, 6) inch. Shape Top: Row 1 (RS): * K3, k2tog; rep from * to last 4 (4, 2) sts, knit to end – 44 (52, 66) sts. Row 2 (WS): * P2, p2tog; rep from * to last 0 (0, 2) sts, purl to end – 33 (39, 50) sts. Row 3: * K1, k2tog; rep from * to last 0 (0, 2) sts, knit to end –22 (26, 34) sts. Row 4: * P2tog; rep from * across – 11 (13, 17) sts. Cut yarn leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and cinch top closed. Use tail to seam back of Cap.
  • 3
    Finishing: Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Papaya 104810644
  • Premier Yarns Ever Soft Beach Day 104810624
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Premium Knitting Needles Single Point 13 inch No. 8/5.00 mm 104236576
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