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Home : Patterns : Fireworks Hat

Free Knitting Pattern: Fireworks Hat

Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern #: L0028AD
Rating: *****4.2 (based on 6 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: 9 mos, 12 mos, 24 months (2 yrs)
Hat Circumference 16 (17 1/2, 19 1/2) in. (40.5 (44.5, 50) cm)
Note Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.


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This garter stitch hat is anything but simple with the bright multicolored Hometown USA yarn.
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Hometown USA®

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Hometown USA®
Houston Cream Los Angeles Tan New York White Honolulu Pink Detroit Blue Charlotte Blue Washington Denim Fort Worth Blue
San Diego Navy Cincinnati Red Tampa Spice Billings Chocolate Green Bay Atlanta Apricot Syracuse Orange Portsmouth Pumpkin
Seattle Sea Mist Denver Rocky Mountain New Orleans French Berry Minneapolis Purple Portland Wine Dallas Grey Chicago Charcoal Oakland Black
Daytona Lemon Pittsburgh Yellow Madison Mustard Las Vegas Gold Key Lime Oklahoma City Green Savannah Sage Grand Rapids Green
Montpelier Peacock Galveston Green Napa Valley Pinot Monterey Lime Ocean Circus Phoenix Azalea Jersey Gardens
Lake Tahoe Blue Cheyenne Wild Iris Little Rock Granite Anchorage Ice El Paso Autumn Kansas City Wheat Santa Fe Tweed Aspen Tweed
Cambridge Tweed Cape Cod Tweed Wichita Tweed Key Largo Tweed Big Sur Tweed Sioux City Tweed Neon Pink Neon Orange
Neon Lemon Key West Pink Albuquerque Orange Long Beach Lime Memphis Blues Bulldogs Jayhawks Ducks
Tigers Cowboys Spartans Boilermakers Gators Wildcats Razorbacks Wolverines
*Hometown USA (Article #135). Solids, Multis, Neons and Twists: 100% Acrylic, 
Tweeds: 94% Acrylic, 6% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5 oz. (142 g), 81 yd. (74 m)
Multis, Tweeds, Neons, and Twists: 4 oz. (113 g), 64 yd. (59 m)

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Fireworks Hat

Lion Brand® Hometown USA®


9 sts + 18 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Garter st (k every row) 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

Cast on 36 (40, 44) sts.
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * across.
Rep Row 1 until piece measures 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg.
Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8) in. (16.5 (19.5, 20.5) cm) from beg.
Next Row: (K2tog) across – 18 (20, 22) sts.
Next Row: Knit.
Next Row: (K2tog) across – 9 (10, 11) sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail into large-eyed needle and thread through remaining sts, pull tightly to gather together. Knot securely.

Sew seam.
Following package directions, make a medium size pompom. Tie pompom to top of Hat.
Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.2 (based on 6 reviews)
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Fireworks Hat Reviewed by Kathy Anneken on 2015-11-14 ****
First of all, I love the Hometown yarn. I did have trouble with the circumference sizing (my gauge was accurate) for 12 mos. So, I cast on 38 stitches for l8" circumference. Add I started to decrease at 6 1/2". I knit an extra inch for a rib cuff and stockinette stitching. It all turned out super cute, very easy to knit and top it off with a pom=pom. thanks Lion brand, another go-to pattern.

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