Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Tube Hat
Lion Brand® Bolero®
Pattern Number: 50511

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Circumference 18 3/4" [47.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

300-205 Bolero Yarn: Starburst Bright orange, cerise, intense gold, medium blue and the shades in-between
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.00

Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 17 [13 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 7.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
9 sts + 12 rows = 4" [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS). 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



HAT
Cast on 42 sts.

Begin K2, P2 Rib, ending with k 2.

Work 2 more rows in rib, then change to St st.

Work even until piece measures 4" [10 cm] from beginning, ending with a WS row.



Shape Crown
Dec Row 1 (RS) *K 2, k2tog; repeat from * across row, end k 2 - 32 sts.
Work 3 rows even.
Dec Row 2 (RS) *K 1, k2tog; repeat from * across row, end k 2 - 22 sts.
Work 1 row even.
Next (Eyelet) Row (RS) K 2, *yarn over, k2tog, k 1; repeat from * across row, end k 2.
Work in St st for 5 more rows.

Bind off all sts.



FINISHING
Sew back seam.

Cut 1 strand of yarn approximately 34" [86.5 cm] long and thread through eyelets.

Tie in a bow.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
lp(s) = loop(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


Every effort has been made to have the knitting and crochet instructions accurate and complete. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters and crocheters, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
We want your project to be a success! If you need help with this or any other Lion Brand pattern, e-mail support is available 7 days per week by mailing support@lionbrand.com.

For over a thousand free patterns available in versions for the vision-impaired, visit our website http://www.LionBrand.com

To order, visit our website http://www.e-yarn.com or call: (800) 258-9276 any time!

Copyright ©1998-2011 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved. No pattern or other material may be reproduced -- mechanically, electronically, or by any other means, including photocopying -- without written permission of Lion Brand Yarn Company.

Click here for Non-Braille display: View With Images