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Tan Twist Cable Hat
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L0069

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 19 1/2 in. (50 cm), Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Oct 15, 2012)
HAT Rnd 18: Knit. Rnd 20 19 (Dec Rnd): (K2tog) around - 10 sts.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

640-098 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Linen

A cool, natural beige


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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Double pointed knitting needles size 13 (9 mm), set of 5
GAUGE:
9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). 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:
sk2p - Slip 1 st as if to knit, knit 2 sts together, pass slipped stitch over - 2 sts decreased.





PATTERN STITCH Twist Cable (worked over 4 sts) Rnd 1: P1, k2, p1.

Rnd 2: P1, k 2nd st on left needle through back loop (tbl), do not sl from needle, k first st on left needle, sl both sts from needle, p1.

Rnds 3 and 4: Rep Rnd 1.

Rep Rnds 1-4 for Twist Cable pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT Cast on 44 sts.

Divide sts onto 4 needles.

Place marker for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist sts by knitting the first st on left needle.

Work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures about 2 in.

(5 cm) from beg.

Rnd 1: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 1 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.

Rnd 2: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 2 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.

Rnd 3: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 3 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.

Rnd 4: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 4 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.

Rnds 5-12: Rep Rnds 1-4.

Shape Crown Rnd 13 (Dec Rnd): *K1tbl, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around - 36 sts.

Rnd 14: *K1tbl, k3, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around.

Rnd 15 (Dec Rnd): *K1tbl, sk2p, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around - 28 sts.

Rnd 16: *K1tbl, k1, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around.

Rnd 17 (Dec Rnd): *Sk2p, k4; rep from * around - 20 sts.

Rnd 18: Knit.

Rnd 19 (Dec Rnd): (K2tog) around - 10 sts.Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail through sts of last row and pull to gather.

Knot tightly to secure.





FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together


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