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Loom Knit Simple Hat
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Alpaca Blend
Pattern Number: L10038 Simple to knit with your Martha Stewart Crafts Knit & Weave Loom Kit, this hat is knit in the round and closed at the top to form a traditional beanie-style cap. Ribbing along the bottom edge assures a comfortable, stretchy fit and a brim that won't roll backward.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 18 in. (46 cm) circumference, will stretch to fit a range of sizes

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

5500-549 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Alpaca Blend Yarn: Mourning Dove

Dusty cool gray


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 9.99

Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 36.00

GAUGE:
12 stitches = about 4 in. (10 cm) EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL TO THIS PROJECT.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
1. Hat is knit in the round.
2. The instructions provided in the loom manual for casting on are the same for both flat knitting and knitting in the round (when you make a tube).

These instructions are listed under the heading of SINGLE KNITTING.
3. Once you've cast on for the Hat, continue knitting in a clockwise direction around loom for single knitting in the round.
4. A contrast color peg is used to mark the beginning of each round for the Hat.


INSTRUCTIONS



Loom Configuration
Use the following pieces: (2) 28-hole semi-circle pieces, (4) 12-hole pieces.
Connect pieces to form an oval as follows: 28-hole semi-circle piece > 12-hole piece > 12-hole piece > 28-hole semi-circle piece > 12-hole piece > 12-hole piece.



Insert one large contrast color peg anywhere along loom set-up to mark beginning of round, skip one hole, then insert a large peg into the next hole.

Continue placing large pegs into every other hole along each 28-hole semi-circle piece and each 12-hole piece - 52 working pegs placed.



HAT
Follow loom manual instructions for SINGLE KNITTING for how to cast on, knit, purl, and bind off in the gathered method.

Beginning at contrast color peg cast onto every peg.
Round 1: *Knit 2, purl 2; repeat from * to end of round.
Repeat Round 1 until piece measures 1 1/2 in.

(4 cm) from beginning.
Next Round: Knit.


Repeat last round until piece measures about 9 in.

(23 cm) from beginning.



Bind off in the gathered method.

Pull yarn ends to gather top of Hat.

Knot to secure.



FINISHING
Thread yarn end into yarn needle provided with loom and weave yarn ends into the fabric of the Hat.

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