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Simple Hat
Lion Brand® Pelt
Pattern Number: L32367 Our newest faux-fur yarn Pelt lets you be eco-conscious and stylish.

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



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14 sts + 17 rnds = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St st (k every rnd) worked in rnds. 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.

PATTERN STITCH K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds (multiple of 2 sts) Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

Rep Rnd 1 for K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds.


Hat is worked in the round.


Work begins on a circular needle, changing to double pointed needles when sts have been sufficiently decreased.


HAT With circular needle, cast on 70 sts.

Place marker for beg of rnd and 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.

Work in K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds for 8 rnds.

Change to St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) and work until piece measures about 7 in.

(18 cm) from beg.

Next Decrease Rnd: * K5, k2tog, rep from * around – 60 sts at the end of this rnd.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Decrease Rnd: * K4, k2tog, rep from * around – 50 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Decrease Rnd: * K3, k2tog, rep from * around – 40 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Divide sts onto the double pointed needles, with 10 sts on each of 4 needles.

Next Decrease Rnd: * K2, k2tog, rep from * around – 30 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Decrease Rnd: * K1, k2tog, rep from * around – 20 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Next Decrease Rnd: * K2tog, rep from * around – 10 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.

Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail.

Thread yarn tail into blunt needle, then draw through remaining sts, pull to gather.

Knot to secure.

Weave in ends.

ch(s) = chain(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)

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