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Felted Witch Hat
Lion Brand® Lion® Wool - Fun Fur®
Pattern Number: 70463AD Fun for halloween or mardi gras!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 18 (21, 24 ) in. (46 (67.5, 77.5) cm) circumference to fit S, M, L children and adults and 7 (8 3/4, 10 1/2) in. (18 (22, 26.5) cm) high after felting. Note: Smallest size will also fit pets.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

820-153 Lion Wool Yarn: Ebony Intense, true black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.99
Alternative Quantity: 2, 2
Note: (A)

320-153 Fun Fur Yarn: Black Rich, true black
Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.99
Alternative Quantity: 1, 1
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.65


Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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

GAUGE:
14 sc = 4 in. (10 cm) with A and before felting. 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
With A, ch 2.


Rnd 1: Work 4 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
Place marker for beg of rnd and move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st around - 8 sc.
Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 4: (Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st) 4 times - 12 sc.
Rnd 5: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 6: (2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts) 4 times - 16 sc.
Rnd 7: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 8: (Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st) 4 times - 20 sc.
Rnd 9: Sc in each st around.
Rnd 10: Sc in each st, inc 4 sc evenly spaced around - 24 sc.
Rnd 11: Sc in each st around.
Rnds 12-35 (41, 47): Rep last 2 rnds 12 (15, 18) times - 72 (84, 96) sc.
Rnd 36 (42, 48): Working in front loops only, sc in each st, inc 12 sc evenly spaced around - 84 (96, 108) sc.
Rnd 37 (43, 49): Sc in each st around.
Rnd 38 (44, 50): Sc in each st, inc 12 sc evenly spaced around - 96 (108, 120) sc.
Rnd 39 (45, 51): Sc in each st around.
Rnds 40 (46, 52)-41 (49, 57): Rep last 2 rnds 1 (2, 3) times; change to 2 strands of B held together in last st of last rnd - 108 (132, 156) sc.
Rnd 42 (50, 58): With 2 strands of B held together, sc in each st around.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.
Felting
Wash by machine on a hot wash/cold rinse cycle with detergent and several pieces of clothing to agitate.

To felt additionally, dry by machine on a regular setting until almost dry.

Remove from dryer and pull into shape.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
How to read the label
beg = begin(s)(ning)
BO = bind off
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
est = establish(ed)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
p = purl
pat = pattern
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rev = revers(e)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
ssk = slip, slip, knit
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)


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