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3-Color Spiral Cap

Three-Color Spiral Cap top view of Dreamsicle cap 
                                                                  “Dreamsicle” colorway

 $3.00

Skill Level:  Intermediate/Advanced Beginner

Materials:
   3 colors of worsted weight yarn:  about 20-25 grams of Main Color (MC), and 15 grams each of 2 coordinating Contrast Colors (CC1 and CC2)  

  [I have had good success with TLC Essentials Solid for MC, combined with other TLC yarns, Patons Décor yarn, Bernat CottonTots, and other mystery yarns.  Only one CC should be of cotton or other inelastic fiber.]
   four 7″ double-pointed knitting needles (dpns) in size US 7/ 4.5 mm.

   two 16″ circular needles: one each in sizes US 7/ 4.5 mm and US 6/ 4.0 mm.

   yarn-needle for darning in ends.

 

Gauge: 18 sts x 28 rds = 4″, or 4.5 st/in

 

Sizes:  13” cap, to fit head 13+” – 15” (infant or toddler) – 60 sts

15” cap, to fit head 15+” – 17” (small to sm-medium child) – 66 sts

16″ cap, to fit head 18″ – 20″ (medium child). – 72 sts

            17+” fits 19” – 21” (medium to med-large child or youth) – 78 sts

            19” fits youth to small adult – 84 sts

20” fits adult – 90 sts

            21+” fits large adult – 96 sts

 

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