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Ski Lodge Cap
Lion Brand® Heartland Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: L32368 Also made with Heartland Thick & Quick, make this ski lodge cap and be the first to show it off before anyone else! Knit this colorwork knit hat in bold colors to show off your edgy personality.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 18 in. (45.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

137-113 Heartland Thick & Quick Yarn: Redwood

True and deep red blend.


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Note: (A)

137-153 Heartland Thick & Quick Yarn: Black Canyon

Shades of black to charcoal.


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Note: (B)

Brittany Birchwood Double Pointed Needles - Size 11
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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:
12 sts + 14 rnds = 4 in. (10 cm) over St st worked in rnds (k every rnd) following Chart. 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 K1, p1 Rib worked in rnds (over a multiple of 2 sts) Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.

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

NOTES:
1.

Cap is worked in the rnd on double pointed needles.

2.

Body of Cap is worked in stranded colorwork, following a Chart.

When working stranded colorwork, carry color not in use evenly across WS of piece.

Twist colors on WS to prevent holes.

3.

Read each rnd on Chart from right to left.


INSTRUCTIONS



CAP With A, cast on 54 sts.

Divide sts onto 4 double pointed needles, with 13 sts on each of 2 needles and 14 sts on each of the remaining 2 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.

Change to B and work in K1, p1 Rib for 1 rnd.

Carry color not in use loosely across WS of Cap until next needed.

Continue in K1, p1 Rib, working 5 rnds with A, one rnd with B and 4 rnds with A.

Begin Chart Change to St st worked in rnds (k every rnd), beg with Rnd 1, work 6-st rep of Chart around.

Continue to follow Chart, in St st worked in rnds, until all 18 rnds of Chart have been completed.

Next Rnd: *K1 with B, k1 with A; rep from * around.

Rep last rnd 9 more times.

Shape Crown (top of Hat) Decrease Rnd: With A, (k2tog) around – 27 sts at the end of this rnd.

With B, knit 2 rnds.

With A, knit 2 rnds.

With B, bind off, leaving a 12 in.

(30.5 cm) long yarn tail.



FINISHING Flatten Cap.

With yarn tail, sew bound-off edge at top of Cap closed.Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
st(s) = stitch(es)
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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