Free Loom Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Loom Knit Sprout Hat
Lion Brand® Martha Stewart CraftsTM/MC Merino
Pattern Number: L10039 Make this simple beanie-style hat using your Martha Stewart Crafts Lion Brand Yarn Knit & Weave Loom Kit.

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

CORRECTIONS: (applied Sep 23, 2011)
Next Round: Knit. Repeat last round until almost all yarn has been used, or until hat reaches desired size.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

5300-556 Martha Stewart Crafts TM/MC Merino Yarn: Artemisia

Soft sage green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 7.49

Martha Stewart Crafts™ Knit & Weave Loom Kit
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 45.00

GAUGE:
17 stitches = about 4 in. (10 cm) EXACT GAUGE IS NOT ESSENTIAL FOR THIS PROJECT. 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.

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, (2) 12-hole pieces.
Connect pieces to form an oval as follows: 28-hole semi-circle piece > 12-hole piece > 28-hole semi-circle piece > 12-hole piece.



Insert one small contrast color peg anywhere along loom set-up to mark beginning of round.

Continue placing small pegs into every hole along each 28-hole semi-circle piece and each 12-hole piece - 80 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 almost all yarn has been used, or until desired size.



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 ends into the fabric of the Hat.

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