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Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern Number: L32325
Learn how to knit this comfy hat on double pointed needles (DPNs) with Yolanda Soto-Lopez's video tutorial.
SKILL LEVEL: Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished circumference About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes. Finished length About 8 1/2 in. (21.5 cm)
CORRECTIONS: (applied Mar 10, 2014)
12 11 sts + 10 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Cable pattern.The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
135-149 Hometown USA Yarn: Dallas Grey
Classic medium gray
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11 sts + 10 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Cable pattern. 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.
2/2 LC (2 over 2 left cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front of work, k2, then k2 from cable needle.
1/1 LC (1 over 1 left cross) Slip 1 sts to cable needle and hold in front of work, k1, then k1 from cable needle.
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog - 1 st decreased.
Hat is worked in one piece on double pointed needles.
HAT Cast on 54 sts, dividing sts as evenly as possible onto 3 or 4 double pointed needles.
Place marker for beg of rnd.
Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Rnds 1, 2, and 4: * P2, k4; rep from * around.
Rnd 3: *P2, 2/2 LC; rep from * around.
Rnds 5-16: Rep Rnds 1-4.
Rnds 17 and 18: Rep Rnds 1 and 2.
Rnd 19: *P2, sl next 2 sts to cable needle (cn) and hold in front of work, k2tog, then k2 from cn; rep from * around - 45 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 20: *P2, k3: rep from * around.
Rnd 21: *P2, sl next st to cn and hold in front of work, k2tog, then k1 from cn; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 22: *P2, k2; rep from * around.
Rnd 23: *P2tog, sl 1 st to cn and hold in front of work, k1, then k1 from cn; rep from * around - 27 sts.
Rnd 24: *P1, k2; rep from * around.
Rnd 25: *P1, ssk; rep from * around - 18 sts.
Rnd 26: *P1, k1; rep from * around.
Rnd 27: *K2tog; rep from * around - 9 sts.
Rnd 28: Knit.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.
Thread through remaining sts, draw tightly together and knot to secure.
FINISHING Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
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