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Free Knitting Pattern: Woodside Hat

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern #: L0502
Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

0-1 years (2-6 years, Adult)
Finished Circumference About 16 (17 1/2, 19 1/2) in. (40.5 (44.5, 49.5) cm)
Notes: Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes. 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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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation Gemstone
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*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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•  640-501 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Sequoia
$ 7.59 1, 1 
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Woodside Hat

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®


9 sts + 18 rows = about 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


Hat is worked, back and forth in rows, from lower edge upwards. The sts of last row are gathered for top of Hat, and short edges sewn together for back seam.

Cast on 36 (40, 44) sts.
Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.
Rep Row 1 until piece measures 1 in. (2.5 cm) from beg.
Work in Garter st (k every row) until piece measures about 6 1/2 (7 1/2, 8) in. (16.5 (19.5, 20.5) cm) from beg.
Shape Crown
Next Row:
*K2tog; rep from * to end of row - 18 (20, 22) sts at the end of this row.
Next Row: Knit.
Next Row: *K2tog; rep from * to end of row - 9 (10, 11) sts at the end of this row.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather. Knot securely.

Sew Hat seam.
Following package directions, make a medium size pom-pom. Tie pom-pom 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) st(s) = stitch(es)

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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 1 review)
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Reviewed by fldmedic on 2011-07-10 ****
I made this hat with the Hometown USA red yarn. The pattern is simple and easy to knit even for a beginner.
I am making some of these for Christmas presents.

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