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Hometown Hat
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: 90076AD This versatile striped hat can be knit in your favorite sports team's colors or in shades to match your wardrobe.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
One size, will stretch to fit a range of sizes.



135-133 Hometown USA Yarn: Syracuse Orange

Bright true orange

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Note: (A)

135-107 Hometown USA Yarn: Charlotte Blue

Soft blue

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Note: (B)

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Pom pom Maker
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Additional Materials
Size 13 (9 mm) double pointed knitting needles (set of 4)
9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over Stockinette st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). 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.


HAT Note: Carry unused color up wrong side of work.

With A, cast on 40 sts loosely.

Divide sts onto 3 needles and join, being careful not to twist sts.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd 1: With B, *k2, p2, rep from * around.

Rnd 2: With A, *k2, p2, rep from * around.

Rep last 2 rnds until piece measures about 5 1/2 in.

(14 cm) from beg.

Note: Continue to alternate colors A and B throughout the remainder of the pattern.

Next Rnd: *K19, k in front and then back of next st (increase made), rep from * once – 42 sts at the end of this rnd.

Continue in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 9 in.

(23 cm) from beg.

Shape Crown Next Rnd: *K5, k2tog, rep from * around – 36 sts.

Next Rnd and every other Rnd: Knit.

Next Rnd: *K4, k2tog, rep from * around – 30 sts.

Next Rnd: *K3, k2tog, rep from * around – 24 sts.

Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog, rep from * around – 18 sts.

Next Rnd: *K1, k2tog, rep from * around – 12 sts.

Next Rnd: K2tog around – 6 sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts and gather tightly together.

Fasten off.

FINISHING Pompom With A, make a large pompom.

Tie pompom to top of Hat.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)

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