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Beanies & Bobble Hats
Transform the child in your life into prince or princess with this cute knitted crown. I’ve gone down the traditional route and knitted mine a soft gold yarn—but choose any color you like. I’ve kept to a clean, simple look—as I thought the lacy stitch was quite fancy enough, but you want a burst of added bling, sew on a few sequins and gems, whatever you can find in your craft box.

Yarn
Lion Brand Hometown USA (100%
acrylic) super-chunky yarn
1 x 5oz (142g) ball (81yd/74m) in shade
170 Las Vegas Gold
1¼ yd/1m gold jewelry wire (optional, but not suggested if the crown is for a very young child)

Needles and equipment
US 10 (6mm) knitting needles
Yarn sewing needle

Gauge (tension)
11 sts and 16 rows in stockinette
(stocking) stitch to a 4-in (10-cm)
square on US 10 (6mm) needles.

Measurements
The finished crown measures approx.
16in (40cm) circumference and 4¼ in
(11cm) high. It should fit an average-size
child of 4–6 years.

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  • Step 1

    For the crown
    Cast on 4 sts.
    Row 1: K1, yo, k1, p1, k1. (5 sts)
    Row 2 and every WS row: K2, p to
    end.
    Row 3: K1, yo, k2, p1, k1. (6 sts)
    Row 5: K1, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, p1, k1.
    (7 sts)
    Row 7: K1, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, p1, k1.
    (8 sts)
    Row 9: K1, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k2, p1, k1.
    (9 sts)
    Row 11: K1, yo, [k1, k2tog, yo] twice,
    p1, k1. (10 sts)
    Row 13: Cast (bind) off 6 sts, yo, k1,
    p1, k1. (5 sts)
    Rep rows 2–13, 5 times more.
    Bind (cast) off rem sts, working in stitch
    patt.
    With RS facing, pick up and knit 40 sts
    evenly along the lower edge.
    Knit 2 rows.
    Bind (cast) off.

  • Step 2

    To make up
    Sew the back seam using flat stitch.
    Weave in all loose ends.
    Using the needle, thread the wire through the top of the peaks of the crown.

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