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Free Knitting Pattern: Cozy Cuffed Hat

Lion Brand® Amazing®
Pattern #: L10585
Rating: ****3.9 (based on 7 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference About 20 in. (51 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.


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Warm and super stretchy, this hat makes a great gift for friends and family during the colder months of the year.
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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 825-202: Amazing Yarn: Rainforest
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Aurora Rainforest Wildflowers Mesa Olympia Arcadia Pink Sands Glacier Bay
Vineyard Strawberry Fields Mauna Loa Roses Cobblestone
*Amazing (Article #825). 53% Wool, 47% Acrylic; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (147yds/135m) pull skeins

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Cozy Cuffed Hat

Lion Brand® Amazing®


24 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in K2, p2 Rib, slightly stretched. 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


1. Hat is worked from lower edge up to crown (top of Hat).
2. Hat is worked in the round, beg with a circular needle, then changing to double pointed needles (dpns)when sts are decreased to shape crown (top of Hat).
3. Hat is worked using only 4 of the set of 5 dpns.
4. When knitting in the round on dpns, your sts need to be divided fairly evenly onto the needles. When working with a set of 4 dpn, your sts should be divided among 3 needles. The total number of sts will not always be evenly divisible by the number of dpns that you are using - this is not a problem! Simply divide your sts as evenly as possible, you will still create a symmetrical 'tube' of knitting.
5. If you prefer, the entire Hat can be worked on double-pointed needles.

With circular needle, cast on 120 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rep last rnd until piece measures about 10 in. (25.5 cm) from beg.
Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Rnd 1:
Change from circular needle to double pointed needles (dpns), as follows: With first dpn, (k2, p2) 10 times; with 2nd dpn, (k2, p2) 10 times; with 3rd dpn, (k2, p2) 10 times. Set the circular needle aside and work with dpns only.
Rnd 2: *K2, p2tog, k2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd - 105 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 3: *K2, p1, k2, p2; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 4: *K2, p1, k2, p2tog; rep from * to end of rnd - 90 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 5: *K2, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 6: *K2tog, p1, k2, p1; rep from * to end of rnd - 75 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 7: *K1, p1, k2, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: *K1, p1, k2tog, p1; rep from * to end of rnd - 60 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 9: *K1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd.
Rnd 10: *K2tog, k1, p1; rep from * to end of rnd - 45 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 11: *K2tog, p1; rep from * to end of rnd - 30 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 12: *K2tog; rep from * to end of rnd - 15 sts at the end of this rnd.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather. Knot securely.

Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) dpn(s) = double pointed needle(s)
k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)  

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Pattern Average Rating: ****3.9 (based on 7 reviews)
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Cozy Cuffed Hat Reviewed by Alanna Baker on 2015-01-20 *****
I have a relatively small head, so I followed advice here and cast on 80 stitches. I wish I'd gone with 100-- the hat is very stretchy, and I feel like it would be loosely cozy with 100. I used Wildflowers and it came out gorgeous.

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