Knit crowns add fun and whimsy to any event. Wear them for birthdays, holidays, game nights and any celebration. I’ve noticed that kids are extra silly when wearing these crowns!
The celebration is a very quick knit and can be completed with just roughly 50 yards of worsted weight yarn.
Knit Crown Video Tutorial
Watch the tutorial video above that walks you through how to knit the crowns.
Project Time: 1-1.5 hours
- 50 yards of worsted weight yarn
- 4.5 or 5mm straight needle
- tapestry needle
- iron (optional for steam blocking)
Sl1wyif: slip 1 st with the yarn in front as if to purl
KFB: knit into the front and back of the same stitch
Knit Crown Instructions:
CO 9 sts
Set up Row: knit one row
Increase Row 1: Knit to last 2 sts, KFB, Sl1wyif
Increase Row 2: K1, KFB, knit to last st, Sl1wyif
Repeat Increase Rows 1-2 a total of 6 times (19 sts)
Decrease Row 1: Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, Sl1wyif
Decrease Row 2: K1, K2tog, knit to last st, Sl1wyif
Repeat Decrease Rows 1-2 a total of 6 times (9 sts)
Repeat the Increase and Decrease Rows a total of 7 times or until the crown fits snugly across the forehead. Then, cast off.
With the iron, steam block the points of the crown so that they lie flat.
With right sides together, seam the crown together using a backstitch seam.