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Knitted Scarf & Hat
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: kwetq-scarfHat

SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-143 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Claret

Deep purplish red


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Lion Brand Size 13 [9 mm] 29-inch [75 cm] Circular Knitting Needles
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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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Additional Materials
Size 13 (9.00 mm) double-pointed needles (dpns)
GAUGE:
9 sts = 4" (10 cm) in St st (k every round; for flat pieces k on RS, pan WS). 1 scarf pat rep (rows 1-6) = 1 1/2" (4.5cm) 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:
M1 (make 1) An increase worked by lifting horizontal thread lying between needles and placing it onto left needle.

Work this new stitch through back loop.

NOTES:
Make hat first, then make scarf desired length, or until third ball of yarn is finished.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT
Note Change to dpns when necessary.

With circular needles, cast on 40 sts.

Place marker (pm) and join, being careful not to twist sts.

Work 4 rnds in k 1, p 1 rib.

Knit 3 rnds.
Next (inc) rnd (K 8, M1, pm) 5 times - 45 sts.
Purl 2 rnds; knit 1 rnd.
Next (inc) rnd (K 9, M1, sm) 5 times - 50 sts.
Knit 2 rnds; purl 1 rnd.


Next (inc) rnd (P 10, M1, sm) 5 times - 55 sts.
Knit 3 rnds.
Next (dec) rnd (K 9, k2tog, sm) 5 times - 50 sts.

Purl 1 rnd.
Next (dec) rnd (P 8, p2tog, sm) 5 times - 45 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.
Next (dec) rnd (K 7, k2tog, sm) 5 times - 40 sts.

Knit 1 rnd.
Next (dec) rnd (K 6, k2tog, sm) 5 times - 35 sts.

Purl 1 rnd.
Next (dec) rnd (P 5, p2tog, sm) 5 times - 30 sts.
Next (dec) rnd (K 4, k2tog, sm) 5 times - 25 sts.
Next (dec) rnd (K 3, k2tog, sm) 5 times - 20 sts.
Next (dec) rnd (K 2, k2tog, sm) 5 times - 15 sts.
Next (dec) rnd (K 1, k2tog, sm) 5 times - 10 sts.
Next (dec) rnd (P2tog) 5 times - 5 sts.
Next (dec) rnd (P2tog) twice, p 1 - 3 sts.

Do not fasten off or turn.

Place all sts on 1 needle and slide sts to other end of dpn.

Work in I-cord as follows:
*K 3, do not turn work.

Slide sts to other end of dpn; rep from * for 2".

Cut yarn and pull through sts and tighten.

Sew end of I-cord to base, forming a loop.

Weave in ends.

SCARF
With circular needles, cast on 25 sts; do not join.

Work back and forth in rows.
Rib Row 1 (RS) K 2, *p 1, k 1; rep from * to last 3 sts, p 1, k 2.
Rib Row 2 K 3, *p 1, k 1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k 2.
Rib Rows 3-4 Rep Rows 1-2 once.

Begin pattern as follows:
Row 1 (RS) Knit.
Row 2 K 2, P to last 2 sts, k 2.
Rows 3-4 Rep Rows 1-2 once.
Row 5 Purl.
Row 6 Knit.
Rep Rows 1-6 for pattern until piece measures approximately 56" from beginning, end after Row 4 of pattern.

Work Rib Rows 1-4; bind off.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
dpn(s) = double pointed needle(s)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
p = purl
pat = pattern
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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