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Bette Hat
Lion Brand® LB Collection® Organic Wool
Pattern Number: 90504

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished circumference About 21 in. (53.5 cm), hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: (applied )
STITCH EXPLANATION K into st below Insert right needle into st one row below the next st on left needle. Wrap yarn and pull through st and allow st to drop from left needle. Note: The st just made will have 2 strands wrapped around its base (one from the st that was on the left needle, and one from the st that was one row below).The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)

MATERIALS

481-178 LB Collection Organic Wool: Dark Teal

Deep, rich blue


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GAUGE:
14 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) with larger needles in Thermal 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:
K into st below Insert right needle into st one row below the next st on left needle.

Wrap yarn and pull through st and allow st to drop from left needle.


Note: The st just made will have 2 strands wrapped around its base (one from the st that was on the left needle, and one from the st that was one row below).



PATTERN STITCHES
K2, p2 Rib (worked in the rnd over a multiple of 4 sts)
Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * around.
Rnd 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Rnd 2 for K2, p2 Rib.



Thermal Stitch (worked in the rnd over an odd number of sts)
Note: In alternate rnds of Thermal st, every other st is worked into the st below.

This creates a dense fabric with an interesting surface texture.
Rnd 1: Knit.
Rnd 2: K1, *k into st below (see Stitch Explanation above for how to do this), k1; rep from * around.
Rnd 3: Knit.
Rnd 4: K1, *k1, k into st below; rep from * around.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Thermal st.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
With smaller double pointed needles, cast on 76 sts.
Divide sts onto 4 needles - 19 sts on each needle.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join, being careful not to twist sts, by knitting the first st from left needle onto right needle.
Work in K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd until piece measures 6 in.

(15 cm) from beg.
Change to larger double pointed needles.
Next Rnd: K2tog, k23, k2tog, k23, k2tog, k24 - 73 sts at end of this rnd.



Begin Thermal Stitch
Beg with Rnd 1, work in Thermal st until piece measures 9 in.

(23 cm) from beg, end with Rnd 4 of Thermal st pattern.
Shape Crown
Rnd 1: *K8, k2tog; rep from * to last 3 sts, k 3 - 66 sts.
Rnd 2: Work Row 2 of Thermal st.
Rnd 3: *K9, k2tog; rep from * around - 60 sts.
Rnd 4: Work Row 4 of Thermal st.
Rnd 5: *K8, k2tog; rep from * around - 54 sts.
Rnd 6: Work Row 2 of Thermal st.
Rnd 7: *K7, k2tog; rep from * around - 48 sts.
Rnd 8: Work Row 4 of Thermal st.
Rnd 9: *K6, k2tog; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnd 10: Work Row 2 of Thermal st.
Rnd 11: *K2tog; rep from * around - 21 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts and pull tight to gather.

Knot securely.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.



ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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