Anyway here is the pattern for all of you lovelies to make if you fancy:
Aran weight cotton in 2 colours of your choice. I have used red & white as I wanted it to be unisex.
4mm knitting needles
sewing needle to seam & finish.
Buttons to decorate.
sl1 1: Slip 1 stitch knit wise.
k1m1 = an increase in stitches achieved by knitting in to the front & back of the stitch.
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together to decrease.
Cast on 5 stitches:
Row 1: K all stitches.
Row 2: Sl1, K2, K1M1,K1.
Row 3 and all odd rows: Knit to the last stitch, P1.
Row 4: Sl1, K3 ,K1M1, K1.
Row 6: Sl1, K4, K1M1, K1.
Row 8: Sl1, K5 ,K1M1 ,K1.
Row 10: Sl1,K6, K1M1, K1.
Row 12: Sl1, K7, K1M1, K1
Row 14: Sl1, K8, K1M1, K1.
Row 16: Sl1 ,K9, K1M1, K1.
Row 18: Sl1 ,K10, K1M1, K1.
Row 20: sl1, k11, k1m1, k1
Row 22: Sl1, K11, K2Tog, K1.
Row 24: Sl1 ,K10, K2Tog, K1.
Row 26: Sl1, K9 ,K2Tog, K1.
Row 28: Sl1, K8 ,K2Tog, K1.
Row 30: Sl1, K7, K2Tog, K1.
Row 32: Sl1, K6, K2Tog, K1.
Row 34: Sl1, K5, K2Tog, K1.
Row 36: Sl1 ,K4, K2Tog, K1.
Row 38: Sl1, K3, K2Tog, K1.
Row 40: Sl1, K2, K2Tog, K1
Row 42: Sl1, K1, K2Tog, K1.
Repeat the sequence of rows from Row 1 to Row 32 Three more times. for a toddler sized crown, four more times for an older child & five for small adult six more times for a large adult.
Now in your 2nd coloured yarn pick up & knit 84 (105, 126, 147) stitches from the flat edge of the crown & knit..
Knit 5 rows in stocking stitch., then knit 4 rows in garter stitch. Cast off all stitches.
To Finish Sew up the seam & sew on any buttons to decorate.
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