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Clean Lines Crochet Hat
Lion Brand® Heartland
Pattern Number: L30106

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

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

136-173 Heartland Yarn: Everglades

Medium to grass greens.


Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size N-13 (9 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:
10 sts + 9 rnds = about 4 in. (10 cm) over sc worked in back loops only. 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 in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1.

Hat is worked with 2 strands of yarn held together.

2.

The Hat Band is worked back and forth in rows, then last row is joined to first row to form a ring.

The first rnd of Hat is worked across one long side of the band.

3.

Hat is worked in continuous rnds.

Do not join and do not turn at end of rnds.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT Band With 2 strands of yarn held together, ch 8.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 7 sc.

Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each st across.

Rep Row 2 until piece measures about 19 1/2 in.

(49.5 cm) from beg.

Hold first and last rows together, with sts matching.

Joining Row: Ch 1, turn, working through both thicknesses, slip st in each st across.

Do not fasten off.

Hat Rnd 1: Ch 1, working in the ends of rows across one long side of band, work 50 sc evenly spaced around; do not join - 50 sts.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Move marker up as each rnd is completed.

Rnd 2: Working in back loops only, sc in each st around.

Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures about 8 1/2 in.

(21.5 cm) from beg.

Shape Crown (Top of Hat) Note: As you work the next 5 rnds to shape the top of the Hat, continue to work in back loops only.

Next Rnd: *Sc in next 8 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around - 45 sts at the end of this rnd.

Next Rnd: Sc in each st around.

Next Rnd: *Sc in next 7 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around - 40 sts.

Next Rnd: Sc in each st around.

Next Rnd: *Sc in next 6 sts, sc2tog; rep from * around - 35 sts.Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread yarn tail through sts of last rnd and pull to gather.

Knot securely.



FINISHING Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
approx = approximately
beg = begin(s)(ning)
bpdc = Back Post double crochet
ch(s) = chain(s)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dc = double crochet
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
fpdc = front post double crochet
fpsc = front post single crochet
hdc = half double crochet
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
meas = measure(s)
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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