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Earflap Hat
Lion Brandฎ Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: 70318AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 20 1/2 in. (52 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-172 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Lemongrass

Light pea green


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620-195 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Azalea Pink

Bright fuchsia pink


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620-197 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Burgundy

Rich wine red


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620-173 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Sage

Light dusty green


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620-123 Wool-Easeฎ Yarn: Seaspray

Soft sea-foam green


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620-196 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Zinnia

Dark magenta purple


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620-191 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Violet

Rich royal purple


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620-122 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Sienna

Rich pumpkin orange


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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size I-9
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
14 sts + 17 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in sc.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc dec) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop. Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop. Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

NOTES:
To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with next color and draw through all loops on hook to complete st. Do not cut old yarn, carry it up the inside of the Hat until no longer needed.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT

With A, ch 5; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1: Ch 1 (counts as sc here and throughout), 5 sc in ring; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to C. Place marker for beg of rnd. Move marker up as each rnd is complete.

Rnd 2: With C, ch 1, sc in same st as join, 2 sc in next 5 sc; join with sl st in beg ch – 12 sts. Change to H.

Rnd 3: With H, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next st, *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 18 sts.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 2 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 24 sts. Change to C.

Rnd 5: With C, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 3 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 30 sts. Change to H.

Rnd 6: With H, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 4 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 36 sts. Change to B.

Rnd 7: With B, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 5 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 42 sts.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 6 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 48 sts. Change to H.

Rnd 9: With H, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 7 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 54 sts. Change to B.

Rnd 10: With B, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 8 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 60 sts. Change to D.

Rnd 11: With D, ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 9 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 66 sts.

Rnd 12: Ch 1, sc in same st as join, sc in next 10 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 10 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in beg ch – 72 sts. Change to B.

Rnd 13: With B, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to D.

Rnd 14: With D, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to E.

Rnds 15 and 16: With E, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to D at end of Rnd 16.

Rnd 17: With D, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to E.

Rnd 18: With E, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to F.

Rnds 19 and 20: With F, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to E at end of Rnd 20.

Rnd 21: With E, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to F.

Rnd 22: With F, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to G.

Rnds 23 and 24: With G, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to F at end of Rnd 24.

Rnd 25: With F, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to G.

Rnd 26: With G, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to A.

Rnds 27 and 28: With A, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to G at end of Rnd 28.

Rnd 29: With G, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to A.

Rnd 30: With A, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Change to C.

Rnds 31 and 32: With C, ch 1, sc in each sc; join with sl st in beg ch. Fasten off.

Earflaps

Counting from beg of rnd, place st markers in the 10th, 22nd, 50th, and 62nd st.

Row 1: Join A with sc in first marked st, sc in next 11 sc for Earflap; leave remaining sts unworked – 12 sc.

Rows 2–4: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in each sc across – 11 sc.

Rows 6–14: Rep Row 5 – 2 sc (at end of Row 14).

Fasten off.

Join A with sc in 3rd marked st and sc in next 11 sc to 4th marker. Work second Earflap as for first.

BACK NECK

With right side facing,

Row 1: Join A with sc in 4th marked st, sc in each sc to first marker – 20 sc.

Row 2: Sc into edge of Earflap, turn, sc in each sc across. Change to C.

Row 3: With C, rep Row 2. Change to H.

Rows 4–5: With H, rep Row 2. Change to C at the end of Row 5.

Row 6: With C, rep Row 2. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Lower Edge: Join H with sc in any sc of lower edge of Hat, work sc evenly spaced around Hat and Earflaps; join with a sl st in first sc. Fasten off.


Weave in ends.



ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)


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