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Child's Simple Knit Hat
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern Number: L20402 This classic beanie is knit in stockinette with a ribbed border, and can be worked up with just one skein on double-pointed needles.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Child (Multiple Sizes)
0-12 months (1-2 years) Finished Circumference About 15 (17 1/2) in. (38 (44.5) cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-099 Wool-Ease Yarn: Fisherman

Natural cream


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GAUGE:
18 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) over St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) with larger needles. 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:
PATTERN STITCH K2, p2 Rib (worked in the rnd over a multiple of 4 sts) Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rep Rnd 1 for K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT With smaller needles and A, cast on 76 (88) sts.

Divide sts onto 4 needles, with 19 (22) sts on each needle.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.

Rnds 1-8: Work in K2, p2 Rib worked in the rnd.Change to larger needles and work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures about 4 in.

(10 cm) from beg.



SIZE 0-12 MONTHS ONLY Next Rnd: *K17, k2tog, rep from * around - 72 sts at the end of this rnd.



Shape Crown (Top of Hat) Next (Decrease) Rnd: *K6, k2tog; rep from * around - 63 (77) sts at the end of this rnd.

Next Rnd: Knit.

Next (Decrease) Rnd: *K5, k2tog; rep from * around - 54 (66) sts.

Next Rnd: Knit.

Next (Decrease) Rnd: *K4, k2tog; rep from * around - 45 (55) sts.

Next Rnd: Knit.

Next (Decrease) Rnd: *K3, k2tog; rep from * around - 36 (44) sts.

Next Rnd: Knit.

Next (Decrease) Rnd: *K2, k2tog; rep from * around - 27 (33) sts.

Next Rnd: Knit.

Next (Decrease) Rnd: *K1, k2tog; rep from * around - 18 (22) sts.

Next Rnd: Knit.



Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread tail through sts of the last rnd and pull to gather for top of Hat.

Knot securely.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)


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