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BENJI'S CAP & SCARF

8 ply yarn,
3.00 mm crochet hook

Warning: This instructions use the British abbreviations

Materials
8 ply yarn (double knit - UK) (worsted weight - USA)
3.50 hook (10 - UK) (D/3 - USA)

Cap
Using contrast colour, chain 51
1st row: 1 dc into 2nd ch from hook, (1 tr, 1 dc) to last ch, 1 tr.
2nd row: 1 dc into 1st stitch, (1 tr, 1 dc) to last ch, 1 tr, 1 ch, turn. (This row will be referred to as the pattern row)
Change to main colour
Repeat 1 pattern row.
Work ear opening as follows:
Next row: (1 dc, 1 tr) 12 times, ch 10, miss 10 sts, (1 dc, 1 tr) 8 times, 1 ch, turn.
Next row: Repeat pattern row working 1 dc, 1 tr alternatively across 10 chain.
Next row: Repeat pattern row.
Next row: (1 dc, 1 tr, dec) to last 2 sts, 1 dc, 1 tr - 38 sts
Next row: Repeat pattern row.
Next row: (1 dc, 1 tr, dec) to last 2 sts, 1 dc, 1 tr - 27 sts
Next row: Dec. to end - 14 sts.

To make up
Gather top of cap, pull gathering tight and fasten off.
Oversew row ends.
Make small pompom in contrast colour and sew firmly to top of cap.
Place cap on bears head, pulling ear through ear opening.

Scarf
Using main colour, chain 71
1st row: as 1st row of cap
2nd row: using contrast colour repeat pattern row.
3rd row: using main colour repeat pattern row.

Cut small lengths of both colours and loop a fringe into ends.
Trim fringe.