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Seed Stitch Hat
Lion Brand® Cotton-Ease®
Pattern Number: 90446AD This comfy all-weather hat is a great way to work practice seed stitch. For the two-color version of the hat, click here. For the sweater make the Essential Jacket in Seaspray.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Varies
Finished circumference 18 (20, 22) in. (45.5 (51, 56) cm).

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

830-099 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Almond

Cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (A)

830-149 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Stone

Light gray


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Note: (B)

830-125 Cotton-Ease Yarn: Hazelnut

Warm brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.69
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Large-Eyed Blunt Needles
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Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
20 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Seed Stitch. 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:
K1, p1 Rib (even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.


Repeat Row 1 for K1, p1 Rib.



Seed St (even number of sts)
Row 1 (WS): *P1, k1; rep from * to end.


Row 2: *K1, p1; rep from * to end.


Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for Seed St.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
With A, cast on 90 (100, 110) sts.

Work in K1, p1 Rib for 1 in.

(2.5 cm), end with a WS row.


Next Row (RS): Knit.


Next Row (WS): Beg with Row 1, work in Seed St until piece measures 2 1/2 (2 1/2, 3) in.

(6.5 (6.5, 7.5) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Change to B.


Next Row (RS): With B, knit.


Next Row: Work in Seed St until piece measures 4 1/2 (5, 6) in.

(11.5 (12.5, 15) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.

Change to C.


Next Row (RS): With C, knit.


Work in Seed St for 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm), end with a RS row.


Next Row: *Work in Seed St over 10 sts, place marker; rep from *.


Next Row (RS): *P2 tog, (k1, p1) to 2 sts before marker, k2tog; rep from * to end of row - 72 (80, 88) sts.


Next Row: *K1, p1; rep from *.


Next Row: *K2tog, (p1, k1) to 2 sts before marker, p2tog - 54 (60, 66) sts.


Next Row: *P1, k1; rep from *.

Remove markers.


Next Row: *P2tog, k1, p1, k2tog; rep from * across - 36 (40, 44) sts.


Next Row: *K1, p1; rep from *.


Next Row: *K2tog, p2tog; rep from * across - 18 (20, 22) sts.


Next Row: *P1, k1; rep from *.


Next Row: *P2tog, k2tog; rep from * across - 9 (10, 11) sts.


Cut yarn, leaving an 18 in.

(45.5 cm) tail.

Thread tail into large eyed needle and through remaining 9 (10, 11) sts, pull tog tightly and fasten off.



FINISHING
Sew seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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