WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
K = knit, P = purl, rem =remain/ing, RS = right side, st/s = stitch/es, tog = together, WS = wrong side.
Using 15mm needles cast on 17sts.
Row 1: (RS) K1, * P1, K1, repeat from * to end.
Row 2: P1, * K1, P1, repeat from * to end. Change to 20mm needles
Row 3: K1, * P1, K1, repeat from * to end.
Row 4: P1, * K1, P1, repeat from * to end. Last 2 rows form rib.
Rows 5 to 8: Cont in rib.
Row 9: K1, *K2tog, rep from * to end...9sts
Row 10: P1, *P2tog, rep from * to end...5sts. Do not cast off.
TO MAKE UP
DO NOT PRESS. Pass the tail of yarn through the 5 rem stitches on the needle. Remove the needle. Pull tight to close crown. Using mattress st, seams. Fasten off. Sew in ends. If desired, make two bows or a pom pom and sew them to the crown.