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Kid's Helmet Hat
Lion Brand® Jiffy®
Pattern Number: 60198AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Infant (Toddler) Circumference 16 (18) in. [40.75 (45.75) cm]

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

450-107 Jiffy Yarn: Denim

Dark denim blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.99
Note: (A)

450-124 Jiffy Yarn: Camel

Light, warm tan


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 3.99
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95


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

GAUGE:
8 sts + 10 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch (k on RS, p on WS) with 2 strands Jiffy held together. 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.

NOTES:
Hat is worked with 2 strands of yarn held together throughout.


INSTRUCTIONS



STRIPE PATTERN
Rows 1-6: (A)
Rows 7-8: (B)
Rows 9-10: (A)
Rows 11-12: (B)
Rows 13-14: (A)
Rows 15-16: (B)
Rows 17-21: (A)
Toddler Hat only
Rows 22-23: (A)

INFANT HAT
With 2 strands of A held tog, cast on 32 sts.

Work as follows in Stripe Pattern:
Row 1: P 5, k 6, p 10, k 6, p 5.
Row 2: Purl.
Rows 3-16: Work in St st.
Row 17: *K 2, k2tog; repeat from * across - 24 sts.
Row 18: Purl
Row 19: *K 1, k2tog; repeat from * across - 16 sts.
Row 20: Purl.
Row 21: (K2tog) across - 8 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a 24 in.

[61cm] tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts, pull tightly and fasten securely.



TODDLER HAT
With 2 strands of A held tog, cast on 36 sts.

Work as follows in Stripe Pattern:
Row 1: P 6, K 6, P 12, K 6, P 6.
Row 2: Purl.


Rows 3-14: Work in St st.
Row 15: *K4, k2tog; repeat from * across - 30 sts.
Rows 16, 18, 20 and 22: Purl.


Row 17: *K3, K2tog; repeat from * across - 24 sts.
Row 19: *k2, K2tog; repeat from * across - 18 sts.
Row 21: *K1, k2tog; repeat from * across - 12 sts.
Row 23: (K2tog) across - 6 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a 24 in.

[61cm] tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts, pull tightly and fasten securely.



FOR BOTH HATS
Right Earflap
With RS facing and 2 strands of A held tog, pick up 7 sts across first set of six knit sts at cast-on edge.


Work in St st for 3 rows.


Row 4 (RS): K2tog, k 3, K2tog - 5 sts.
Row 5: Purl.
Row 6: K2tog, k1, k2 tog - 3 sts.
Bind off as if to knit.



Left Earflap
Work as for Right Earflap, picking up sts on second set of knit sts at cast-on edge.



Finishing
Sew back seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
k = knit
p = purl
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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