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Exchanging knit to crochet

Exchange knitting to crochet or crochet to knitting.

Knit Head Band-Anna& Collar  Combo  

Exchange to crochet     

pictures from and made by Linda. We all Thank her. 

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Pattern from Emma Lemmon.  Thank you  EmmaLemmon47@msn.com  for sharing this.

(note:  I got the idea for this pattern from Coats & Clarks Book No. 152 (29cents  Smile) dated 1964,  pg14, Knit Triangle Cap & Mittens. . . B-440.

For size to fit girls ages 5 to 10. 

Materials 4 ply yarn;     Knitting needles size straight 10;     Markers

(Note:   after you have made one of these, you can experiment with different sizes of yarn and ndls, of course)

Band part of cap/collar

Cast on 72 sts and work in k2, p2 ribbing for 3½ to 4”.

Next:   Sl1, k2tog, psso, (k2 tog, bind off one st) 7 times; knit to end of Row. 

56 sts

Next:   Sl 1, p2 tog, psso (p2 tog, bind off one st in p) 8 times.  K1, p17, place marker, puck up and k a st between last st and next st, place marker; p17, k2.  39 sts.

--Anna part of cap/collar

Row 1:   Knit across to marker, pick up and k a st between last st and marker, slip marker, k center stitch, slip marker, pick up and k a st between last st and next st, k remaining sts.  (2 sts increased)

Row 2:   K4, p to last 4 sts, k4.

Repeat these two rows until there are 28 sts on each side of center st, ending with purl Row.

Next Row:  K1, sl1, k1, psso, continue increase pattern in center of work,  k to last  3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Next Row:  Repeat Row 2 above.

Repeat these 2 rows 7 more times. 

Next Row:  K1, sl1, k1, psso; knit all sts (removing markers).

Next Row:  K4, p across to last 4 sts, K4.

Next Row:  Bind of in K.     Weave in all ends.