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Free Knitting Pattern: Spotlight Hat

Lion Brand« Hometown USA®
Pattern #: L20652
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Circumference About 18 in. (45.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.



CORRECTIONS: None
 
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This easy to knit hat uses a rib stitch in the round. Use alternating colors of Hometown USA® to create a variety of color combinations.

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Color (A)
Hometown USA®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 135-400: Hometown USA Yarn: Neon Pink
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Color (B)
Hometown USA®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 135-099: Hometown USA Yarn: Los Angeles Tan
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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
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 Tennessee Tango
Seattle Sea Mist Denver Rocky Mountain New Orleans French Berry Minneapolis Purple Portland Wine Dallas Grey Chicago Charcoal Oakland Black
Daytona Lemon Pittsburgh Yellow Las Vegas Gold Key Lime Oklahoma City Green Savannah Sage Grand Rapids Green Napa Valley Pinot
Monterey Lime Ocean Circus Mardi Gras 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
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 Grizzlies
*Hometown USA® (Article #135). Solids and Multis: 100% Acrylic
Tweeds: 94% Acrylic, 6% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5 oz. (142 g), 81 yd. (74 m)
Multis and Tweeds: 4 oz. (113 g), 64 yd. (59 m)

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MATERIALS
To change colors, click the drop-down list or swatches above
QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  135-400 Hometown USA Yarn: Neon Pink
   ball
$ 5.29  
Note: (A)
•  135-099 Hometown USA Yarn: Los Angeles Tan
   ball
$ 5.29  
Note: (B)
Brittany Birchwood Double Pointed Needles - Size 13   $ 8.95  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
 

Spotlight Hat

Lion Brand« Hometown USA®

GAUGE:

9 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in St 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

NOTES:

1. Hat is worked in rnds, beg at the lower edge.
2. Do not cut yarn between color changes; simply carry the unused color along the wrong side of your work.
3. Slipping the first st on Rnds 8 and 10 will help to prevent a 'jog' when changing color.


HAT
With A, loosely cast on 40 sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles, with 10 sts on each needle. 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.
Change to B.
Rnds 2-5: With B, rep Rnd 1 four times.
Change to St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd).
Rnd 6: With B, k to end of rnd.
Rnd 7: With A, k to end of rnd.
Rnd 8: Slip first st, then with A, k to end of rnd.
Rnd 9: With B, k to end of rnd.
Rnd 10: Slip first st, then with B, k to end of rnd.
Rnds 11-13: With B, knit.
Repeat Rnds 7-13 twice more.
Cut A.
Next Rnd: With B, *k2tog; rep from * to end of rnd - 20 sts remain.
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 st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)


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