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School Colors Hat and Scarf Set
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: L10544 Help the spirited friends and family on your holiday list cheer for their teams in warmth and comfort with this set in Hometown USA. Color coded to match their school or favorite team, this set the best gift for sports fans, enthusiastic students and devoted alumni. Click here to see it in other colorways.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Hat Finished Circumference About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes. Scarf About 6 x 70 in. (15 x 178 cm)



135-148 Hometown USA Yarn: Portland Wine

Dark reddish purple

Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.69
Note: (A)

135-158 Hometown USA Yarn: Pittsburgh Yellow

True bright yellow

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 4.23
Note: (B)

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.95

Pom pom Maker
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
MATERIALS NOTE 1 ball of A is sufficient to make Hat only, 2 balls of A and 1 ball of B are sufficient to make Scarf only.
7 hdc and 5 1/2 rows = 4 in. (10 cm). 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.


Hat is worked in rnds, with A only.


Scarf is worked back and forth in rows, alternating A and B.


To change color, work last st of old color to last yarn over.

Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops to complete st.

Fasten off old color.


HAT With A, ch 35.

Being careful not to twist ch; join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Note: If you find it difficult to join the beg ch into a ring without twisting the ch, Rnd 1 can be worked as a row, then joined into a rnd, as follows: Leaving a long beg tail, ch 37, hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across; join with sl st in top of beginning ch - 35 hdc at the end of this rnd.

Use yarn tail to sew gap at beginning closed.

Proceed to Rnd 2.

Rnd 1: Ch 2, hdc in each ch around; join with sl st in top of beg ch - 35 hdc at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 2: Ch 2, hdc in each st around; join with a sl st in top of beg ch.

Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures about 9 in.

(23 cm) from beg.Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

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

Knot securely.

SCARF With A, ch 125.

Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook (beg ch counts as first dc) and in each ch across; change to B in last st - 123 dc at the end of this row.

Row 2: With B, ch 1, sc in each st across; change to A in last st.

Row 3: With A, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in each st across; change to B in last st.

Rows 4-7: Rep Rows 2 and 3 twice more.Fasten off.

FINISHING Pom-pom Following package directions, make a medium size pom-pom with A.

Tie pom-pom to top of Hat.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)

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