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Fireworks Hat
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: L0028AD This garter stitch hat is anything but simple with the bright multicolored Hometown USA yarn.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Hat Circumference 16 (17 1/2, 19 1/2) in. (40.5 (44.5, 50) cm) Note Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

135-203 Hometown USA Yarn: Mardi Gras

Purple, red, green, and orange twist


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 10.58
Alternative Quantity: (2,2,)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 5.95


Pom pom Maker
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

GAUGE:
9 sts + 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row) 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Cast on 36 (40, 44) sts.


Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across.


Rep Row 1 until piece measures 1 in.

(2.5 cm) from beg.


Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8) in.

(16.5 (19.5, 20.5) cm) from beg.


Next Row: (K2tog) across - 18 (20, 22) sts.


Next Row: Knit.


Next Row: (K2tog) across - 9 (10, 11) sts.


Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail into large-eyed needle and thread through remaining sts, pull tightly to gather together.

Knot securely.



FINISHING
Sew seam.


Pompom

Following package directions, make a medium size pompom.

Tie pompom to top of Hat.


Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl = slip
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
tr = treble (triple) crochet
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sk = skip
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)


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