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Barbara Hat
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90302AD This cozy cabled hat is great for both men and women. Make it with Barbara's Scarf for a matching set.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 19 in. (48.5 cm) Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-174 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Olive

Warm medium green


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
16 sts + 23 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Seed st. 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
4/5 RC (4 over 5 right cross) Sl 5 sts to cable needle and hold to back of work, k4, then k5 from cable needle.


4/5 LC (4 over 5 left cross) Sl 4 sts to cable needle and hold to front of work, k5, then k4 from cable needle.


M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.

Knit this new stitch through the back loop.



PATTERN STITCH
Seed Stitch (over an even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.


Row 2: K the purl sts and p the knit sts.


Rep Row 2 for Seed st.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Cast on 76 sts.

Work in Seed st until piece measures 4 1/2 in.

(11.5 cm) from beg.


Row 1 (RS): K3, M1, *k2, M1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3 - 112 sts at end of row.


Rows 2-8: Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS).


Row 9 (RS): K3, *4/5 RC, 4/5 LC, k4; rep from * 3 more times, 4/5 RC, 4/5 LC, k3.


Rows 10-13: Work in St st.


Rep Rows 2-13 twice more.


Next Row: Purl.


Shape Crown
Next (Dec) Row: K7, *(k2tog) twice, k2, (k2tog) twice, k12; rep from * 3 more times, (k2tog) twice, k2, (k2tog) twice, k7 - 92 sts at end of row.


Next Row: Purl.


Next (Dec) Row: K7, *(k3tog) twice, k12; rep from * 3 more times, (k3tog) twice, k7 - 72 sts at end of row.


Next Row: Purl.


Next (Dec) Row: K1, k2tog, *k4, k2tog, k4, (k2tog) twice; rep from * 3 more times, (k4, k2tog) twice, k1 - 57 sts at end of row.


Next Row: Purl.


Next (Dec) Row: K4, *k2tog, k1, k2tog, k6; rep from * 3 more times, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k4 - 47 sts at end of row.


Next Row: Purl.


Next (Dec) Row: K4, *k3tog, k6; rep from * 3 more times, k3tog, k4 - 37 sts at end of row.


Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather.

Knot securely.



FINISHING
Seam sides of Hat.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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