Knit Crown Pattern

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Below is a pattern for two variations of a knit crown, which can be easily modified to fit a variety of head sizes.

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Knit Crown Pattern


Use 2 ply of worsted weight yarn on US size 11 needles for a large crown (fits a head about 26 inches around), or use 1 ply of worsted weight yarn on US size 8 needles for a small crown (fits a head about 17 inches around)

Variation #1:

cast on 8 sts
Row 1: k 7, yo, k 1 {9 sts}
Row 2: k 3, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {9 sts}
Row 3: k 8, yo, k 1 {10 sts}
Row 4: k 4, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {10 sts}
Row 5: k 9, yo, k 1 {11 sts}
Row 6: k 5, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {11 sts}
Row 7: k 10, yo, k 1 {12 sts}
Row 8: k 6, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {12 sts}
Row 9: k 11, yo, k 1 {13 sts}
Row 10: k 7, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {13 sts}
Row 11: k 9, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {12 sts}
Row 12: k 6, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {12 sts}
Row 13: k 8, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {11 sts}
Row 14: k 5, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {11 sts}
Row 15: k 7, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {10 sts}
Row 16: k 4, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {10 sts}
Row 17: k 6, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {9 sts}
Row 18: k 3, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {9 sts}
Row 19: k 6, k 2 tog, k 1 {8 sts}
Row 20: k 2, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {8 sts}


Repeat Rows 1 through 20 about six times more, depending on how large you want the finished crown to be. Cast off. Stitch ends together to make a band. Decorate with buttons, beads, etc.



Variation #2:

cast on 8 sts
Row 1: k 7, yo, k 1 {9 sts}
Row 2: k 3, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {9 sts}
Row 3: k 8, yo, k 1 {10 sts}
Row 4: k 4, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {10 sts}
Row 5: k 9, yo, k 1 {11 sts}
Row 6: k 5, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {11 sts}
Row 7: k 10, yo, k 1 {12 sts}
Row 8: k 6, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {12 sts}
Row 9: k 11, yo, k 1 {13 sts}
Row 10: k 7, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {13 sts}
Row 11: k 3, loopy bobble*, k 7, yo, k 1 {14 sts}
Row 12: k 8, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {14 sts}
Row 13: k 10, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {13 sts}
Row 14: k 7, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {13 sts}
Row 15: k 9, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {12 sts}
Row 16: k 6, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {12 sts}
Row 17: k 8, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {11 sts}
Row 18: k 5, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {11 sts}
Row 19: k 7, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {10 sts}
Row 20: k 4, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {10 sts}
Row 21: k 6, k 2 tog, yo, k 2 tog {9 sts}
Row 22: k 3, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {9 sts}
Row 23: k 3, loopy bobble*, k 1, k 2 tog, k 1 {8 sts}
Row 24: k 2, p 1, k 2, p 1, k 2 {8 sts}


*loopy bobble:
[k 2, turn work] 11 times


Repeat Rows 1 though 24 about four times more, depending on how large you want the finished crown to be. Cast off. Stitch ends together to make a band. Decorate with buttons, beads, etc.


Check it out! I have a mirror, and camera, and a crown (the large version of Variation #1, to be exact)! This situation merits a serious thumbs up.



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Two Variations

Anonymous   |   Fri, 2012-02-10 17:44

Please post pictures or describe the difference between the two finished crowns. TY

Both patterns are fairly

NeedleNoodles   |   Mon, 2012-05-07 04:04

Both patterns are fairly similar. Variation #2 has slightly wider points and has bobbles instead of buttons. I don't have a photo on hand, but a few people have posted finished crowns on Ravelry:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knit-crown-pattern/people

YAY!

Anonymous   |   Sun, 2011-11-20 00:13

thank you!! Made this and it's so so cute :)

FIKS*D

Perfect!

Anonymous   |   Wed, 2011-06-01 17:33

Looking for some appropriately royal headgear to wear in Portland (OR) at the Sock Summit.

Now to search for sparkly things to adorn the points with!

Translation

Anonymous   |   Mon, 2011-02-28 19:54

Hi!
I would like to translate Your pattern into Hungarian if You don't mind. May I?
Thanks, Sue.

Sure thing! Just provide a

NeedleNoodles   |   Wed, 2012-01-25 19:49

Sure thing! Just provide a link back to the original if you would. Thanks :)

Crown!

Anonymous   |   Sat, 2011-01-22 11:47

My nickname is The Queen. I have a crown tattoo and a newly developed crochet habit. This is the pattern for me!

Flippin' awesome!

bonniedoon   |   Sat, 2008-09-13 22:14
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Holy cow, I am so making this for our annual Medieval Feast. My friends will flip out!

The queen!

whamodyne   |   Fri, 2008-06-27 00:19

Wow. you are kinda hot.

Wait a minute...

NeedleNoodles   |   Fri, 2008-06-27 02:55

Hey-- do I know you from someplace? :P