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High Tide Hat
Lion Brand® Nature's Choice Organic® Cotton
Pattern Number: L0480

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Varies
Finished Circumference About 17 (20, 23) in. (43 (51, 58.5) cm), unstretched Notes: Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes. 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

480-207 Nature's Choice Organic Cotton Yarn: Curacao

Cool shades of green and blue


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GAUGE:
14 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Seed 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:
PATTERN STITCHES
K1, p1 Rib (even number of sts)
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Rep Row 1 for K1, p1 Rib.



Seed st (even number of sts)
Row 1 (WS): *P1, k1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Seed st.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
With A, cast on 60 (70, 80) sts.
Work in K1, p1 Rib for 1 in.

(2.5 cm), end with a WS row.
Note: End with a WS row means that the last row you work should be a WS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a RS row.
Next Row (RS): Knit.
Beg with Row 1, work in Seed st until piece measures 6 (6 1/2, 7 1/2) in.

(15 (16.5, 19) cm) from beg, end with a RS row.
Next Row: *Work in Seed St over 10 sts, place marker; rep from * to end of row.
Note: In following rows, slip markers as you come to them.
Next Row: *P2tog, (k1, p1) to 2 sts before marker, k2tog; rep from * to end of row - 48 (56, 64) sts at the end of this row.
Next Row: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Next Row: *K2tog, (p1, k1) to 2 sts before marker, p2tog; rep from * to end of row - 36 (42, 48) sts at the end of this row.
Note: Remove markers as next row is worked.
Next Row: *P1, k1; rep from * to end of row.
Next Row: *P2tog, k1, p1, k2tog; rep from * to end of row - 24 (28, 32) sts at the end of this row.
Next Row: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Next Row: *K2tog, p2tog; rep from * to end of row - 12 (14, 16) sts at the end of this row.
Next Row: *P1, k1; rep from * to end of row.
Next Row: *K2tog; rep from * to end of row - 6 (7, 8) sts at the end of this row.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather.

Knot securely.



FINISHING
Seam side edges together.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
M1 = make 1
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sp(s) = space(s)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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