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Free Knitting Pattern: Lively Hat

Lion Brand® Heartland
Pattern #: L30102
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size

Finished Circumference About 16 in. (40.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of adult sizes



CORRECTIONS: (applied Dec 20, 2013)
Notes
1. Hat is worked in rnds from lower edge up to crown (top of Hat) with 2 strands of yarn held together.
2. The Hat begins on a circular needle, changing to double pointed needles when decreasing at the crown. If you prefer, Hat may be worked entirely on double pointed needles. Wind yarn into 2 separate balls before beginning.
3. When knitting in the round on double-pointed needles (dpns), your sts need to be divided fairly evenly onto the needles. If you are 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. The Hat begins on a circular needle, changing to double pointed needles when decreasing at the crown. If you prefer, Hat may be worked entirely on double pointed needles.

HAT
Rnd 2:
(K2tog, p2tog) 5 times, k2tog - 11 sts at the end of this rnd.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail long tails. Thread tails through remaining sts and pull to gather.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Color (A)
Heartland

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 136-113: Heartland Yarn: Redwood
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Heartland
Acadia Denali Glacier Bay Olympic Lake Clark Redwood Grand Canyon Big Bend
Mammoth Cave Sequoia Bryce Canyon Yosemite Kenia Fjords Hot Springs Great Smoky Mountains Mount Rainier
Katmai Black Canyon Yellowstone Shenandoah Cuyahoga Valley Everglades Joshua Tree Kings Canyon
Isle Royale Biscayne Glacier Bay Tweed Mount Rainier Tweed Black Canyon Tweed Shenandoah Tweed Everglades Tweed Isle Royale Tweed
Acadia Tweed
*Heartland (Article #136). Solids: 100% Acrylic
Tweeds:  94% Acrylic, 6% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5oz/142g (251yd/230m)
Tweeds:
4oz/113g (200yd/183m)

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  136-113 Heartland Yarn: Redwood
   ball
$ 6.49  
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  
Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 13 (9 mm), 16 in. (40.5 cm) long
 

Lively Hat

Lion Brand® Heartland

GAUGE:

11 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) over pattern.

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 from lower edge up to crown (top of Hat) with 2 strands of yarn held together.
2. Wind yarn into 2 separate balls before beginning.
3. The Hat begins on a circular needle, changing to double pointed needles when decreasing at the crown. If you prefer, Hat may be worked entirely on double pointed needles.


HAT
With circular knitting needle, cast on 44 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: *K3, p1; rep from * to end of round.
Rnd 2: P1, *k1, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, p2.
Rep Rnds 1 and 2 until piece measures about 8 in. (20.5 cm) from beg.
Shape Crown (top of Hat)
Rnd 1:
Work rnd and change to double-pointed needles (dpn) as follows: With first and second dpn, (k2tog, p2tog) 4 times from circular needle; with third dpn, (k2tog, p2tog) 3 times from circular needle - 22 sts at the end of this rnd.
Rnd 2: (K2tog, p2tog) 5 times, k2tog - 11 sts at the end of this rnd.
Cut yarn, leaving long tails. Thread tails 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
p2tog = purl 2 together rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s) st(s) = stitch(es)


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