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Simple Knit Crimson Hat and Scarf
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L30086 This classic ribbed scarf and hat set features self-striping yarn that give these projects an added touch of sophistication.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Hat Finished Circumference About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes. Scarf About 8 x 60 in. (20.5 x 152.5 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-602 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Crimson

Stripes Deep crimson red and white


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Brittany Birchwood Double Pointed Needles - Size 13
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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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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 13 (9 mm), 16 in. (40.5 cm) long
GAUGE:
10 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in K2, p2 Rib, slightly stretched. 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 STITCHES Hat K2, p2 Rib worked in rnds (worked 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.



Scarf K2, p2 Rib worked back and forth in rows (worked over a multiple of 4 sts) Row 1: *K2, p2; rep from * to end of row.

Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.

Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.

NOTES:
1.

Hat is worked from lower edge up to crown (top of Hat).

2.

Hat is worked in the round, beg with a circular needle, then changing to double pointed needles when beg decreases for crown (top of Hat).

3.

If you prefer, the entire Hat can be worked on double pointed needles.

4.

Scarf is worked on circular needle back and forth in rows as if working on straight needles.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT With circular needle, cast on 48 sts.

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.

Work in k2, p2 Rib worked in rnds until piece measures about 10 in.

(25.5 cm) from beg.

Shape Crown (top of Hat) Rnd 1: Change from circular needle to double pointed needles (dpns), as follows: With first dpn, (k2, p2) 3 times; with 2nd dpn, (k2, p2) 3 times; with 3rd dpn, (k2, p2) 3 times; with 4th dpn, (k2, p2) 3 times.

Set the circular needle aside and work with dpns only.

Remember to move the marker for the beg of the rnd to the dpn.

Rnd 2: *K2, p2tog; rep from * to end of rnd - 36 sts at the end of this rnd.

Rnd 3: *K2, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rnd 4: *K1, k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd - 24 sts.

Rnd 5: *K2tog; rep from * to end of rnd - 12 sts.Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather.

Knot securely.



SCARFWith circular needle, cast on 22 sts Working back and forth in rows on circular needle, work in K2, p2 Rib worked in rows until piece measures about 60 in.

(152.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dpn(s) = double pointed needle(s)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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