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Free Knitting Pattern: Knit Hat

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: 70436AD
Rating: *****4.8 (based on 16 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 19 in. (48.5 cm). Hat will stretch to fit a wide range of sizes.


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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation Gemstone
Galaxy Poinsettia Mystical Starlight Wheat Wood Sequoia Mesquite
Granite Sandstone Marble Blackstone Jungle Desert Flamingo Toucan
Parakeet Monarch Seagull Blue Jay Purple Martin Bluebird Raven Winter Sky
Camouflage Hoosiers Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon
Checkerboard Moonlight Hudson Bay
*Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (Article #640). Solids, Heathers, Twists, Prints, Stripes: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool;
Wheat & Wood: 86% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 4% Rayon;
Oatmeal & Barley & Grey Marble: 82% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 8% Rayon;
Metallics: 79% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 1% Metallic Poly; package size: Solids, Heathers, Twists, Tweeds: 6 oz./170g (106 yd/97 m)
Prints, Stripes: 5 oz./140g (87 yd/80 m)
Metallics: 5 oz./140g (92 yd/84 m)

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•  640-134 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Citron
$ 7.59  
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]   $ 5.95  
Pom pom Maker   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  

Knit Hat

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®


9 sts + 13 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side). 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


Hat is worked as flat rectangle, then seamed to make a tube.

Cast on 44 stitches.
Knit 2 rows. Beginning with a right side (knit) row, work 4 rows in Stockinette stitch (knit on right side, purl on wrong side). Purl next row (on right side).
Work in Stockinette stitch for 9 rows.
Knit next row (on wrong side).
Work in Stockinette stitch for 9 rows.
Knit 2 together across next row.
Cut yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through remaining stitches, pull together tightly and knot.

Sew seam. Weave in ends.
Following package directions, make a pompom and tie to top of Hat.


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.8 (based on 16 reviews)
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Reviewed by Melody Dunbar on 2012-11-04 *****
AMAZING Hat ! Easy and Quick to knit ! Took me just a few hours to knit up. I have a big head with lots of hair so I added 2 extra stockinet rows and a really big pom pom to the top.

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