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Toddler Hat
Lion Brand® Bonbons
Pattern Number: L20044 This striped hat uses just one pack of Bonbons!

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 18 in. (45.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes Finished Height About 5 in. (12.5 cm), not including ear flaps.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

601-620 Bonbons Yarn: Pastels

Acrylic: Pale pink, lavender, sky blue, medium blue, white, yellow, peach, and light green


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (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:
13 sts + 17 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in single crochet. 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:
Hat is worked in continuous rnds, beginning at top of Hat.

Work with RS facing and do not join at the ends of rnds.

Back of Hat and earflaps are worked back and forth in rows across a portion of the sts of the last rnd of Hat.

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.


INSTRUCTIONS



STRIPE SEQUENCEWork 2 rnds or rows each with A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H.Rep this sequence of colors for Stripe Sequence.



HATWith A, ch 2.Rnd 1: With A, work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.

Place marker in first st for beg of rnd; move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Change to B.Rnd 2: With B, work 2 sc in each sc around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.Note: For remainder of Hat, continue to follow Stripe Sequence.Rnd 3: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next sc; rep from * around - 18 sts.Rnd 4: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 2 sc; rep from * around - 24 sts.Rnd 5: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * around - 30 sts.Rnd 6: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 4 sc; rep from * around - 36 sts.Rnd 7: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 5 sc; rep from * around - 42 sts.Rnd 8: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 6 sc; rep from * around - 48 sts.Rnd 9: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 7 sc; rep from * around - 54 sts.Rnd 10: *2 sc in next sc, sc in next 8 sc; rep from * around - 60 sts.Rnds 11-22: Sc in each sc around, continuing to follow Stripe Sequence.Do not fasten off.Back of Hat and EarflapsNote: Back of Hat and earflaps are worked in rows, over 40 sts of last rnd of Hat.

Continue to change color following Stripe Sequence.

Row 1: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, hdc in next 8 sts, sc in next 20 sts, hdc in next 8 sts, sc in next 2 sts; leave last 20 sts unworked - 40 sts.Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 2 sts, hdc in next 8 sts, sc in next 20 sts, hdc in next 8 sts, sc in last 2 sts.Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc in first 3 sts, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in next 22 sts, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in last 3 sts.Row 4: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next st, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in next 22 sts, hdc in next 6 sts, sc in next st, sc2tog - 38 sts.Row 5: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next st, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next 24 sts, hdc in next 4 sts, sc in next st, sc2tog - 36 sts.Row 6: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next st, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next 26 sts, hdc in next 2 sts, sc in next st, sc2tog - 34 sts.

Do not fasten off.



EdgingChange to G.

With RS facing, work sc evenly spaced around entire outside edge of Hat.

Sl st in beg st to join.

Fasten off.



FINISHING Ties (make 2)Join G with sl st in point of one earflap.

Ch 40.

Fasten off.

Rep on other earflap.Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
foll = follow(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
p3tog = purl 3 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
wyib = with yarn in back
wyif = with yarn in front
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
hdc = half double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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