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Lauren Hat
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: 90303AD This warm cabled hat features a beautiful geometric pattern. Make it with the Lauren Scarf for a matching set.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 19 in. (48.5 cm) Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-125 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Taupe

Dusty gray-brown


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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:
17 sts + 27 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Tuck 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:
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.

Knit this new stitch through the back loop.


3/1 RPC (3 over 1 right purl cross) Slip 1 st to cable needle and hold in back of work, p3, then k1 from cable needle.


3/1 LPC (3 over 1 left purl cross) Slip 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front of work, k1, p3 from cable needle.



PATTERN STITCHES
K2, p2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts + 2)
Row 1 (WS): P1, *K2, p2; rep from * to last st, sl 1 as if to purl.


Row 2: K1, k the knit sts and p the purl sts to the last st, sl 1 as if to knit.


Row 3: P1, k the knit sts and p the purl sts to the last st, sl 1 as if to purl.


Rep Rows 2 and 3 for K2, p2 Rib.



Tuck Stitch (multiple of 9 sts + 2)
Row 1 (WS): P1, knit to last st, sl 1 st as if to purl.


Row 2: K1, purl to last st, sl 1 st as if to knit.


Row 3: Rep Row 1.


Row 4: K1, *k5, 3/1 RPC, rep from * to last st, sl 1 st as if to knit.


Row 5: P1, *p1, k3, p5; rep from * to last st, sl 1 st as if to purl.


Row 6: K1, *k4, 3/1 RPC, k1; rep from * to last st, sl 1 st as if to knit.


Rows 7-9: Rep Rows 1-3.


Row 10: K1, *3/1 LPC, k5; rep from * to last st, sl 1 st as if to knit.


Row 11: P1, *p5, k3, p1; rep from * to last st, sl 1 as if to purl.


Row 12: K1, *k1, 3/1 LPC, k4; rep from * to last st, sl 1 st as if to knit.


Rep Rows 1-12 for Tuck St.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Cast on 74 sts.

Work in K2, p2 Rib for 5 in.

(12.5 cm).


Next Row: K2, *k8, M1; rep from * across - 83 sts at end of row.


Beg with Row 1, work in Tuck St until piece measures 9 1/4 in.

(23.5 cm) from beg, end with a Row 1 of Tuck St.


Shape Crown
Row 1 (RS): K1, *p3, p2tog, p2, p2tog; rep from * to last st, sl last st as if to knit - 65 sts at end of row.


Row 2: P1, knit to last st, sl last st as if to purl.


Row 3: K1, *k5, 3/1RPC; rep from * to last st, sl last st as if to knit.


Row 4: P1, *k2, k2tog, p3, p2tog; rep from * to last st, sl last st as if to purl - 51 sts at end of row.


Row 5: K1, *k3, 3/1RPC; rep from * to last st, sl last st as if to knit.


Row 6: P1, *p1, (p2tog) 3 times; rep from * to last st, sl last st as if to purl - 30 sts at end of row.


Row 7: K1, purl to last st, sl last st as if to knit.


Row 8: P1, *k2tog; rep from * to last st, sl last st as if to purl - 16 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
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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