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caron® cupcakes™ knit cap

Step 1
SIZES/TAILLES: To fit child sizes 2 (4-6-8-10).

GAUGE/TENSION: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" in stocking stitch.

INSTRUCTIONS:
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger size(s) the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
 
With smaller needles, cast on 90 (94-98-98-102) sts.
 
1st Row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
 
2nd Row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2. Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 1" , ending on a 2nd row and dec 1 (3-1-1-1) st(s) evenly across last row. 89 (91-97-97-101) sts. Proceed in stocking st until Hat from beg measures 5½ (6-6½-7-7¼)" , ending on a purl row. 
Step 2
Shape Crown:
 
1st Row: *K9 (7-10-10-23). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 81 (81-89-89-97) sts.
 
2nd and following WS Rows: Purl.
 
3rd Row: *K8 (8-9-9-10). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 73 (73-81-81-89) sts.
 
5th Row: *K7 (7-8-8-9). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 65 (65-73-73-81) sts.
 
7th Row: *K6 (6-7-7-8). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 57 (57-65-65-73) sts.
 
9th Row: *K5 (5-6-6-7). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 49 (49-57-57-65) sts.
 
11th Row: *K4 (4-5-5-6). K2tog. Rep from *to last st. K1. 41 (41-49-49-57) sts.
 
13th Row: *K3 (3-4-4-5). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 33 (33-41-41-49) sts.
 
15th Row: *K2 (2-3-3-4). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 25 (25-33-33-41) sts.
 
17th Row: *K1 (1-2-2-3). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 17 (17-25-25-33) sts. Sizes 6, 8 and
10 Only:
 
18th Row: Purl.
 
19th Row: *K(1-1-2). K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. (17-17-25) sts.
 
Size 10 Only: 20th Row: Purl. 21st row: *K1. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 17 sts.
 
All Sizes: Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up tightly. Sew center back seam. Sew pom pom to top of Hat.   
Step 3
ABBREVIATIONS:
Beg = Beginning
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
P = Purl
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side 
 
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