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Free Knitting Pattern: Eagle Bay Hat

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: 81018B
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 18 in. (45.5 cm)
Note: Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 640-503: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Granite
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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  
•  640-503 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Granite
   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

STITCH EXPLANATION:

kfb (knit into front and then back)
An increase worked as follows:
1. Knit the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.
2. Knit the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st. You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.
3. Drop the st from your left hand needle - 1 st increased.

NOTES:

Hat is worked in rnds on double-pointed needles, from lower edge up to top.

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 Rnd 1 until piece measures about 5 1/2 in. (14 cm) from beg.
Next Rnd: *K19, kfb; rep from * once more – 42 sts at the end of this rnd.
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 at the end of this rnd.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next Rnd: *K4, k2tog; rep from * around - 30 sts at the end of this rnd.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next Rnd: *K3, k2tog; rep from * around - 24 sts at the end of this rnd.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next Rnd: *K2, k2tog; rep from * around - 18 sts at the end of this rnd.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next Rnd: *K1, k2tog; rep from * around - 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
Next Rnd: Knit.
Next Rnd: *K2tog; rep from * around - 6 sts at the end of this rnd.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather. Knot securely.

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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