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Morning Stroll Hat
Lion Brand® Vanna's Choice®
Pattern Number: L10584 The snug band of this hat will keep this cute cap in place, while the top adds just a little volume and slouch.

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

860-158 Vanna's Choice Yarn: Mustard

Golden yellow


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size K-10.5 (6.5 mm)
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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:
12 sc + 14 rnds = about 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.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1. Hat is worked in continuous rnds, beginning at crown (top of Hat).

Do not join and do not turn at end of rnds.

The band is worked in joined rnds.


2. To shape the band, a line of surface sl sts are worked around the Hat, between the body of Hat and the band.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Ch 2.
Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in first ch; do not join, work in continuous rnds.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.
Rnd 2: Work 2 sc in each st around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 4: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 2 sts; rep from * around - 24 sts.
Rnd 5: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 3 sts; rep from * around - 30 sts.
Rnd 6: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 7: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around - 42 sts.
Rnd 8: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 6 sts; rep from * around - 48 sts.
Rnd 9: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 7 sts; rep from * around - 54 sts.
Rnd 10: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts; rep from * around - 60 sts.
Rnd 11: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts; rep from * around - 66 sts.
Rnd 12: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 10 sts; rep from * around - 72 sts.
Rnd 13: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 11 sts; rep from * around - 78 sts.
Rnd 14: *2 sc in next st, sc in next 12 sts; rep from * around - 84 sts.

Place a marker in this st to mark it as the last increase rnd.

This marker is in addition to the beg of rnd marker; do not move this marker up.
Rnd 15: Sc in each st around.
Rep Rnd 15 until piece measures about 2 1/2 in.

(6.5 cm) from marker placed in Rnd 14.

Remove Rnd 14 marker.
Next (Decrease) Rnd: *Sc2tog, sc in next 12 sts; rep from * around - 78 sts.
Next (Decrease) Rnd: *Sc2tog, sc in next 11 sts; rep from * around - 72 sts.
Next (Decrease) Rnd: *Sc2tog, sc in next 10 sts; rep from * around - 66 sts.
Next (Decrease) Rnd: *Sc2tog, sc in next 9 sts; rep from * around - 60 sts.
Next Rnd: Sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.
Band Next (Increase) Rnd: Ch 1, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 4 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 72 sts at the end of this rnd.
Next (Increase) Rnd: Ch 1, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 5 sts; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 84 sts at the end of this rnd.
Next 2 Rnds: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.
Next Rnd: Sl st in each st around; join with sl st in first st.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Work surface sl st around Hat as follows: 1.

Make a slip knot, but do not place it on hook.
2.

Insert hook from RS to WS through Hat anywhere along first increase rnd for band.
3.

Place the slip knot on hook and draw loop to RS.
4.

*Insert hook from RS to WS through Hat just slightly to the left of last st, yarn over, draw loop through fabric and through loop on hook (surface sl st made); rep from * around entire circumference of Hat.
To end, slip hook from last loop.

With hook on WS of Hat, draw loop through to WS.

Fasten off.
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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