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'Famous Designer' Hat
Lion Brandฎ Lion® Suede
Pattern Number: W50589 Also available in a crochet version

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

210-132 Lion Suede Yarn: Olive Dusty, soft olive.
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Note: (A)

210-140 Lion Suede Yarn: Rose A warm, attractive deep pink.
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Additional Materials
Size 10 [6mm] 16-inch circular needles
GAUGE:
12 sts + 8 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Shell pattern on size 10 needle.
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
Shell Pattern (multiple of 8 sts + 2)
Row 1
With A, k3, [yo, k1, yo twice, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo twice, k1, yo, k4] across, ending last repeat k3.
Row 2 Knit sts, dropping yos off needle without knitting to create long sts.
Rows 3-4 Knit.
Row 5 With B, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo twice, k1, yo, [k4, yo, k1, yo twice, k1, yo 3 times, k1, yo twice, k1, yo], end at last repeat k4, yo, k1, yo twice, k1, yo 3 times, k1.
Rows 6-8 Repeat rows 2-4 with B.
Repeat rows 1 – 8 for shell pattern. Dropped loops of shell pattern may need to be pulled flat when work is finished.


INSTRUCTIONS



HATCROWN (make 2 with A)Starting at top of crown with A, cast on 4 sts. Divide evenly over 4 dpns, pm and join, being careful not to twist sts.Rnd 1 and all odd rnds: Knit. Rnds 2 and 4 Kfb each st around – 16 sts after rnd 4. Rnd 6 [K1, kfb next st] around – 24 sts. Rnd 8 [K2, kfb next st] around – 32 sts. Rnd 10 [K3, kfb next st] around – 40 sts. Rnd 12 [K4, kfb next st] around – 48 sts. Rnd 14 [K5, kfb next st] around – 56 sts. Rnd 16 [K6, kfb next st] around – 64 sts. Bind off all sts loosely with size 13 needle.BRIMWith RS facing of one Crown, circular needles and A, working in Back Loops only, pick up and knit 64 sts around bound-off edge. DO NOT JOIN. Working back and forth, kfb first st, k to last st, kfb last st – 66 sts.Shell patternWork row 1 of shell pattern across row. Continue to work rows 1 – 8 of shell pattern 2 times then rows 1 – 6 once.Inc row Kfb in first st, *k7, kfb next st; repeat from * to last 9 sts, k8, kfb last st – 74 sts. Knit 1 row, then repeat rows 1-7. With size US 13 needle, bind off all sts loosely as if to knit. FINISHINGSew back seam. With WS together, sew second Crown to inside of hat. Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
Kfb = knit in front and back of st
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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