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Multi-Directional Hat
Lion Brand® Jamie®
Pattern Number: L20017

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 16 1/2 in. (42 cm). Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.



881-206 Jamie Yarn: Mardi Gras Stripes

White with orange, magenta, purple, grass green, and golden yellow stripes

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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 5 [3.75 mm]
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20 sts + 28 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). 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 made of 2 Rectangles; each of the 2 Rectangles are made in 2 halves, with stripes created by the yarn.


The Rectangles are sewed together and then ribbing is worked along the lower edge.


RECTANGLES (make 2) First Half Cast on 25 sts.

Row 1 (WS): Knit.

Beg with a RS (knit) row, work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 34 rows.Bind off, but do not fasten off last st.

Second Half Beg with 1 st on needle, pick up and k24 more sts evenly spaced across adjoining edge of first half (for a total of 25 sts).

Next Row (WS): Knit.

Beg with a RS row, work in St st for 34 rows.Bind off.

FINISHING Note: All pieces are sewed together with straight st on the RS of each piece, so that the seams show.

Sew Rectangles together along one short side, with the stripes running in alternate directions.

Ribbing From RS, pick up and k82 sts evenly spaced across one long edge of seamed piece.

Next Row (WS): P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end of row.

Next Row: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end of row.

Rep last 2 rows until ribbing measures about 1 in.

(2.5 cm).

Bind off in rib.Fold piece in half and from RS, sew remaining side seam and top seam.

Pom-poms Following package directions, make 2 small pom-poms.

Tie one pom-pom to each top corner of Hat.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

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