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Easy Tweed Hat
Lion Brand® 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
Double pointed knitting needles (set of 5) size 10 1/2 (6.5 mm)
GAUGE:
14 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) with 2 strands held tog. 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 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)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
yo = yarn over
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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