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Free Knitting Pattern: Eagle Bay Hat

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Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick
Pattern #: 81018AD
Rating: *****4.9 (based on 8 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 640-098: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Linen
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To change colors, simply select color name from the drop-down above or else click the swatch you want to change and then click a color below
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 Snapdragon 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
Hoosiers Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon Checkerboard
*Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (Article #640). Solids, Heathers, Twists: 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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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  640-098 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Linen
   ball
$ 9.49  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Double pointed knitting needles (set of 4 or 5) size 13 (9 mm)
 

Eagle Bay Hat

Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

GAUGE:

9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over Stockinette st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). 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
Cast on 40 sts loosely. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.
Rnd 1: *K2, p2, rep from * around.
Rep last rnd until piece measures about 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) from beg.
Next Rnd: *K19, k in front and then back of next st (increase made), rep from * once 42 sts.
Continue in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures 9 in. (23 cm) from beg.
Shape Crown
Next Rnd:
*K5, k2tog, rep from * around 36 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: *K4, k2tog, rep from * around 30 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: *K3, k2tog, rep from * around 24 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog, rep from * around 18 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: *K1, k2tog, rep from * around 12 sts.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next Rnd: K2tog around 6 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and gather tightly together. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.9 (based on 8 reviews)
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Eagle Bay Hat Reviewed by Barbara Brumbaugh on 2012-02-28 *****
I made this hat in the color shown and it looks exactly like the photo. It's really warm and cozy, and easy to make. I have not been able to find double sided needles in 13, so I made the whole thing on a circular needle and it worked fine. Happy Knitting!


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