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Child's Knitted Sailor Hat
Lion Brand® Lion® Cotton
Pattern Number: 872

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: 18 mos, 24 months (2 yrs), Child 4, Child 5-6
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.



760-100 Lion Cotton Yarn: White

Crisp clean white.

Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 6 [4.00 mm]
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Additional Materials
Size 4 (3.50 mm) 16-inch circular needles Size 6 (4.25 mm) 16-inch circular needles
9.5 sts and 13 rows = 2" in St st with size 6 needles. 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.



Crown: With straight needles size 6, cast on 90 (90, 95, 95) sts.

Work in St st for 3 (3 1/4, 4, 4)".

First dec row: *K 3, k2tog; rep from * -- 72 (76) sts.

P 1 row.

K 1 row.

P 1 row.

Second dec row: *K 2, k2tog; rep from * -- 54 (57) sts.

P 1 row.

Third dec row: *K 1, k2tog; rep from * -- 36 (38) sts.

P 1 row.

Fourth dec row: *K2tog across row -- 18 (19) sts.

P 1 row.

Last dec row: K 0 (1), *sl2-k1-p2sso; rep from * across -- 6 (7) sts.

Cut yarn, leaving long strand to draw through rem sts.

Tighten and sew back seam.

Brim: With WS of crown facing, using circular needles size 4, pick up and k 115 sts around.

Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd 1: K 1, *sl 1 wyif, k 1; rep from * around.

Rnd 2: Sl 1 wyif, *k 1, sl 1 wyif; rep from * around.

Rep Rnds 1 & 2 for 3/4".

Change to circular needles size 6.

Cont in pat until brim meas 2" from beg.

Bind off as if to k.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
cont = continu(e)(s)(ing)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
meas = measure(s)
p = purl
p2sso = pass 2 slipped sts over
pat = pattern
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sl = slip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
wyif = with yarn in front

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