Candy Corn Cap

By Simplicity

ITEM # 2665879P146

Candy Corn Cap

By Simplicity

ITEM # 2665879P146
Print Description

Crafting Time:
1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
Intermediate

DESCRIPTION +

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Boye® Round Loom & Loom Hook: 30-peg (36, 40) peg loom
  • Boye® PomPom Maker
  • Lion Brand® Hometown USA Super Bulky Yarn:
  • 1 skein Pittsburgh yellow (A)
  • 1 skein Syracuse orange (B)
  • 1 skein New York white (C)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Tape measure
  • Scissors

DIRECTIONS:

Written for the smallest size. Other sizes are in parentheses.
    To fit head circumference:
    Infant/Toddler: 18"-20 "
    Child: 20"-22"
    Teen/Adult: 22"-24"
  1. With A, cast on all pegs using e-wrap cast on.
  2. Knit 10 (12, 14) rounds. Cut yarn leaving 8" tail.
  3. With B, knit 10 (12, 14) rounds. Cut yarn leaving 8" tail.
  4. With C, knit 10 (12, 14) rounds.
  5. With only one loop on each peg at the end of Round 30 (36, 42), cut yarn leaving 24" tail.
  6. Thread ending yarn tail onto tapestry needle.
  7. Starting with peg 1, insert the needle below the loop & pull the yarn through. Repeat for all pegs; repeat for peg 1 to make sure there is no gap.
  8. Remove loops from pegs & turn hat inside out.
  9. Gather snugly; fasten off securely.
  10. Turn hat right side out. Lower edge of hat will roll naturally to create an attractive brim.
  11. With Color B, make pompom using largest ring on Boye® PomPom Maker, or cut a piece of cardboard 4"x3". Wrap yarn around cardboard 75 times. Thread yarn needle with 8" piece of yarn. Insert needle between cardboard & yarn wraps at top edge. Remove needle & tie yarn tightly around all wraps. Cut wraps at opposite edge to form pompom. Shake pompom to distribute yarn evenly. Trim ends as needed.
  12. Securely attach pompom to top of hat; weave in all yarn tails.

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Craft a candy corn hat using supplies and following simple steps provided online. Browse do-it-yourself Halloween projects online at JOANN.