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Seed Stitch Hat
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool
Pattern Number: 70088A A simple beanie-style hat.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished circumference 20 in. (51 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-201 Lion Wool Yarn: Autumn Sunset Print

Brilliant orange, flaming cerise, dark burgundy and a touch of green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 7 [4.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
16 sts + 28 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Seed stitch. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Seed Stitch (multiple of 2 sts)
Row 1 (RS): *K 1, p 1; rep from *.
Row 2: Purl the knit sts and knit the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for Seed Stitch


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Cast on 80 sts.

Work in Seed st until piece measures 5 in.

(12.5 cm) from beginning, end with a WS row.
Shape Crown
Row 1 (RS): *(K1, p1) 4 times, k2tog; rep from * - 72 sts.
Row 2 and all WS rows: P the k sts and k the p sts.
Row 3: *(K1, p1) 3 times, k1, p2tog; rep from * - 64 sts.\
Row 5: *(K1, p1) 3 times, k2tog; rep from * - 56 sts.
Row 7: *(K1, p1) twice, k1, p2tog; rep from * - 48 sts.
Row 9: *(K1, p1) twice, k2tog; rep from * - 40 sts
Row 11: *K1, p1, k1, p2tog; rep from * - 32 sts.
Row 13: *K1, p1, k2tog; rep from * - 24 sts.
Row 15: *K1, p2tog; rep from * - 16 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

With large-eyed blunt needle, thread tail through remaining sts and pull together tightly to secure.



FINISHING
Sew seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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