Lion Brand® Braided Hope Cap

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by Lion Brand® Design Team

Lion Brand® Braided Hope Cap

Help raise breast cancer awareness with this pink knitted chemo cap.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 9 stitches by 12 rows = 4 inches in pattern to create a cap of approximately 20 inch in circumference, will stretch to fit a range of sizes. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. 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. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
  • 2
    HAT Cast on 48 stitches, place marker and join to knit in the round, taking care not to twist stitches. Rounds 1, 2 & 4: *p2, k2; repeat from * Round 3: *p2, k2tog but do not drop stitches off left hand needle, knit the first stitch again, then drop both; repeat from * Repeat Rows 1-4 until the piece measures 7.5 inches in length. Decrease Crown: Round 1: *p2, k2tog; repeat from * Round 2: *p2tog, k1; repeat from * Round 3: *k2tog; repeat from *
  • 3
    Finishing Cut working yarn, leaving a 6?inch tail. Draw the tail through the remaining stitches, cinch closed and secure. Weave in ends.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Lion Brand® Yarn Hometown USA™ Honolulu Pink 104486530
  • Clover Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 16 inch Size 13 104236680
  • Clover Split Ring Stitch Markers 104239483
  • Clover Tapestry Needle Super Jumbo Set 104239635