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Easy Tweed Hat
Lion Brandฎ Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: 80958AD This simple textured hat is great to knit and to wear!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished circumference: 17 in. (43 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

150-200 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oak Tweed

Natural cream twisted with deep brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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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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Additional Materials

GAUGE:
14 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) with 2 strands held tog.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
Hat is worked with 2 strands held tog. Wind yarn into 2 balls before beg.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT

With 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 60 sts. Divide sts evenly onto 4 needles. Join, being careful not to twist. Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * around.

Rep Rnd 1 until piece measures about 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) from beg.

Next Rnd: *K19, k in front and then back of next st (increase made); rep from * twice – 63 sts.

Work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 9 in. (23 cm) from beg.

Shape Crown

Next Rnd: *K7, k2tog; rep from * around – 56 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Rnd: *K6, k2tog; rep from * around – 49 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Rnd: *K5, k2tog; rep from * around – 42 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Rnd: *K4, k2tog; rep from * around – 35 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Rnd: *K3, k2tog; rep from * around – 28 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog, rep from * around – 21 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Rnd: *K1, k2tog, rep from * around – 14 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Rnd: K2tog around – 7 sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and gather tightly together. Fasten off.

FINISHING

Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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