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First Steps Hat
Lion Brand® Modern Baby®
Pattern Number: L40113

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: Child (Multiple Sizes)
12-18 mo (2-3 years) Finished Circumference About 16 (18) in. (40.5 (45.5) cm) Finished Length 6 (6.5) in. (15 (16.5) cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

924-148 Modern Baby: Turquoise

bright turquoise blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Alternative Quantity: 1

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
22 sts + 44 rows = about 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row). 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.

NOTES:
1.

Hat is worked flat from lower edge to crown (top of Hat), then seamed.

2.

When you see ‘work even’ in the instructions, this means to continue on in the pattern st you have established without changing the st count by increasing, decreasing, or binding off.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT Cast on 90 (100) sts.

Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 6 (6 1/2) in.

(15 (16.5) cm) from beg.

Shape Crown (top of Hat) Row 1 (RS): *K7 (8), k2tog; rep from * across – 80 (90) sts at the end of this row.

Row 2 and all even numbered Rows: Knit.

Row 3: *K6 (7), k2tog; rep from * across – 70 (80) sts.

Row 5: *K5 (6), k2tog; rep from * across – 60 (70) sts.

Row 7: *K4 (5), k2tog; rep from * across – 50 (60) sts.

Row 9: *K3 (4), k2tog; rep from * across – 40 (50) sts.

Row 11: *K2 (3), k2tog; rep from * across – 30 (40) sts.

Row 13: *K1 (2), k2tog; rep from * across – 20 (30) sts.

Size 2-3 years ONLY Row 15: *K1, k2tog; rep from * across – 20 sts.



BOTH SIZES Next 2 Rows: K2tog across.

Cut yarn, leaving a 18 in.

(45.5 cm) long yarn tail.

Thread yarn tail through rem 5 sts and pull to gather.

Knot securely.

FINISHING With yarn tail, sew sides together to make Hat.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
k = knit
p = purl
p3tog = purl 3 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
yo = yarn over
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sk = skip
sl st = slip stitch
sp(s) = space(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
ch(s) = chain(s)
ch-space = space previously made
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
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k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)


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