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Tip Top Topper
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L10592 This whimsical hat is fun for everyday or for your Mad Hatter Halloween costume.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Inside Circumference About 21 in. (53.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes Finished Height About 6 in. (15 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-133 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Pumpkin

Warm burnt orange


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 18.98

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

Additional Materials
Crochet hook size L-11 (8 mm)
GAUGE:
9 sc = 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 decrease) 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.

The Topper is worked in joined rnds.

Join with sl st at the end of each rnd.

2.

Top of hat is worked first as a flat circle.

The sides are worked from the edge of the top downwards, with increases to shape the brim.


INSTRUCTIONS



TOPPER Beg at top of hat, ch 2.

Rnd 1: Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around; join with sl st in first sc - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 4: Ch 1, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, *sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 30 sts.

Rnd 6: Ch 1, *sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 36 sts.

Rnd 7: Ch 1, *sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 42 sts.

Rnd 8: Ch 1, *sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 48 sts.

Rnd 9: Ch 1, *sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 54 sts.

Rnd 10: Ch 1, *sc in next 8 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 60 sts.

Sides Rnds 11-17: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 18: Ch 1, *sc in next 4 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 50 sts.

Rnd 19: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 20: Ch 1, *sc in next 3 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 40 sts.

Rnds 21-24: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.

Brim Rnd 25: Ch 1, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 60 sts.

Rnd 26: Ch 1, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 80 sts.

Rnd 27-30: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join with sl st in first sc.

Rnd 31: Ch 1, *sc in next 2 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around; join with sl st in first sc - 60 sts.Fasten off.





FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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