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How to contact cap "Cockerel"

Knit hat with cock

Hat "Cock" - a men's hat, very popular in the 80s.

Initially the cap was designed for sports activities, but fell in love with the stronger sex to wear it and to feast, and in the world, and kind people.

These caps were made of knitted fabric, experienced handy but quickly learned this knitting caps on the needles.

You will need

  • - tape measure-
  • - spitsy-
  • - pryazha-
  • - nozhnitsy-
  • - Cardboard.



Choose the right color yarn. Pure wool, with the exception of wool for knitting baby, usually prickly. Upon contact with the exposed portions of the head cap connected from a wool, can cause irritation. Choose a coat with a small admixture of acrylic (about 30-40%), this yarn is more elastic, products made of it retains its shape and does not prick. Measure the circumference of the head, paving the measuring tape across the back of the head, the ears and the frontal part. Tie a sample of yarn prepared by him calculate the number of loops required for the header.


Type in the spokes of the required number of loops,elastic knit, purl two alternating and two end loops, 4-5cm. Next knit front embroidery to the desired height. For the correct determination of the height, put a ruler on top of the head and attach to the head nedovyazannuyu cap. If the line and knitted fabric overlap, proceed to the gradual decrease of loops.


For the correct formation of the classical"Cockerel", divide the webs into two equal-size loops, half. Bates loops on both sides, every second row, provyazyvaya their facial thread for front, three at a time. When the spokes will be the number of loops of 10 cm close all the loops and sew top hats knitted stitch.


Top hats "Cock" sew cord length10-15cm with a brush on the end. Cord fabricate the same yarn that was used for the header. To do this, cut three identical pieces of yarn, equal to triple the length of the cord. Tie them with a knot and weave a thin braid, the end of which the same fix. For manufacturing brushes, wind the thread onto a piece of cardboard, which is equal in length to its size. For a small brush is enough to make 8-10 vitkov.Snimite yarn and tie in one place strong thread. The opposite side of the cut. Step back from the edge of the brush and rewind 2-3cm monochromatic brush floss. Brush attach the cord and sew to hat.

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