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Velvety Hood
Lion Brand® Chenille Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 867 Wear as a cowl, a neckwarmer or as a hood!

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large
Circumference 24 (26) inches
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

950-189 Chenille Thick & Quick Yarn: Wine DISCONTINUED A warm, deep jewel-tone red
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 11.90

Lion Brand Size 11 [8 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 11.49


Lion Brand Knitting Needles Size 11 [8 mm]
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GAUGE:
8 sts = 4 inches (10 cm) in pat. 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.


INSTRUCTIONS



NOTE
Hood may be worked on circular needles or straight needles.



VERSION A: HOOD (worked in-the-round on circular needles)

Stitch Pattern
Rnds 1-4 Purl.
Rnds 5-8 Knit.



Rep Rnds 1-8 for in-the-round version.

Hood (in-the-rnd version)

With circular needles, cast on 48 (52) sts.

Join, taking care not to twist sts.

Place marker for beg of rnds.

Work in pat for in-the-rnd version until 23" from beg, ending with pat Rnd 4.

Last rnd Bind off in purl.

Weave in ends.

VERSION B: HOOD (worked flat, back and forth on straight needles)

Stitch Pattern

Rows 1 & 3 (RS) Purl.
Rows 2 & 4 Knit.
Rows 5 & 7 Knit.
Rows 6 & 8 Purl.



Rep Rows 1-8 for flat version.

Hood (flat version)

With straight needles, cast on 50 (54) sts.

Work in pat for flat version until 23" from beg, ending with pat Row 4.

Last row Bind off in purl.

Sew back seam.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
ch(s) = chain(s)
dc = double crochet
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
pat = pattern
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)


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