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Simple Hat
Lion Brand® Vanna's Colors
Pattern Number: L10365

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 18 1/2 in. (47 cm). Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

862-201 Vanna's Colors Yarn: Sandstorm

Light tan with cream and soft pink


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Lion Brand Double-Pointed Needles - Size 10
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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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GAUGE:
14 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Cast on 64 sts loosely.

Divide sts onto 3 or 4 needles.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * around.
Rep last rnd until piece measures about 5 1/2 in.

(14 cm) from beg.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Continue in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 9 in.

(23 cm) from beg.
Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Next Rnd: *K6, k2tog, rep from * around - 56 sts.
Knit 2 rnds.
Next Rnd: *K5, k2tog, rep from * around - 48 sts.
Knit 2 rnds.
Next Rnd: *K4, k2tog, rep from * around - 40 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: *K3, k2tog, rep from * around - 32 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog, rep from * around - 24 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: *K1, k2tog, rep from * around - 16 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: (K2tog) around - 8 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts and gather tightly together.

Fasten off.



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(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
ndl(s) = needle(s)
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
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)


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