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Unisex Slouchy Hat
Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: L20120

Get ready for the winter chill with this snug crocheted cap.  Great for guys or girls alike.



SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: One Size

Finished Circumference About 21 in. (53.5 cm), Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.



CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

135-301 Hometown USA® Yarn: Santa Fe Tweed

Chocolate brown with flecks of white, brown, and black


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
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GAUGE:

10 half double crochet = 5 1/2 in. (14 cm).


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:

1. Hat is worked in joined rounds, beginning at the lower edge.
2. Take care to work the same number of stitches in each round. Work the first stitch into the same stitch as the joining slip stitch; skipping this stitch would cause the number of stitches in the round to decrease. Work the last stitch into the stitch before the joining slip stitch. Do not work into the joining slip stitch itself; this would cause the number of stitches in the round to increase.
3. The chain 2 at the beginning of each round counts as a stitch and should be counted when you are counting your stitches at the end of each round. Take care not to work a half double crochet into the stitch at the base of the chain 2, this would cause the total number of stitches in a round to increase.




INSTRUCTIONS



HAT Leaving a long beginning tail, chain 39, single crochet in 2nd chain from hook and in each chain across; join with slip stitch in first single crochet - 38 single crochet at the end of this round. Use yarn tail to sew gap at beginning closed. Round 2: Chain 2, half double crochet in each stitch around; join with slip stitch in top of beginning chain - 38 half double crochet at the end of this round.Repeat Round 2 until piece measures about 10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm) from beginning.
FINISHING Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Using large-eyed needle, thread yarn tail through stitches of last round and pull to gather. Knot securely. Weave in ends.

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