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Russian Hat
Lion Brand® Kool Wool - Lion® Bouclé - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 30008 You'll be warm and stylish anywhere from Moscow to Manhattan in this fun-to-wear hat.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
20 inches circumference

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

380-114 Kool Wool Yarn: Denim (discontinued) Light denim blue
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.95

930-202 Lion Boucle Yarn: Lime Blue Bright-to-medium greens blend lusciously with medium and dark blues
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99

320-109 Fun Fur Yarn: Sapphire Intense royal blue
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.98

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 7
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GAUGE:
16 sts + 20 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch (k on RS, p on WS) on larger needles with MC, A or B.18 sts + 22 rows = 4" (10 cm) in stockinette stitch on larger needles with CC. BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS
Stripe Pattern In stockinette stitch Rows 1-4 Color A.

Rows 5-8 Color B.



Royal Blue Colorway BRIM Starting at Brim with CC, cast on 92 sts.

K 1 row, p 1 row.

Next row (RS) Knit, increasing 28 sts evenly across row – 120 sts.

Continue even in stockinette stitch until Brim measures 7" from beginning, end with a RS row.Next row (WS) Purl, dec 50 sts evenly across row – 70 sts.



Crown Change to Color A and work Stripe Pattern for 5".

Begin decrease rows, maintaining stripe pattern.

Dec row (RS) *K 1, k2tog; repeat from *, end k 1 – 47 sts.

Purl 1 row.

Dec Row K 1, *k2tog; repeat from * – 24 sts.

P 1 row.

Dec Row K2tog across – 12 sts.

Purl 1 row.

Dec Row K2tog across – 6 sts.

Dec Row P2tog, p 2, p2tog – 4 sts.

Change to dpns to work knitted cord as follows: With dpns * knit 4 stitches.

Do not turn work.

Slide stitches to right end of needle.

Pull yarn to tighten.

Repeat from * for 9" or desired length, bind off and knot.



Turquoise Colorway Work Brim with CC2, and work Crown with MC only, following the instructions at left (use MC for all rows of crown omitting Stripe Pattern).


FINISHING

Sew back and brim seam.

Roll batting into a tight tube beg at long side and stitch with thread to hold in place.

Place tube of batting inside brim.

Sew cast-on edge to last row of brim on inside of Hat to enclose

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
CC = contrasting color
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
MC = main color
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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