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lion brand® mandala® tweed stripes® brooklyn heights knit hat

A simple classic that is as easy to wear as it is to knit. Work up this ribbed hat using your favorite color of Lion Brand Yarn's Mandala Tweed Stripes.
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Finished Circumference about 15 in. (38 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

GAUGE: 25 sts = about 4 in. (10 cm) in k2, p2 rib slightly stretched; be sure to check your gauge.

NOTES:

  • Hat is worked in one piece in the round, beginning on a circular needle then changing to double-pointed needles.
  • Top of Hat is shaped by working simple decreases.


HAT:

With circular needle, cast on 100 sts. Place marker for beg of rnd. Join by working the first st on the left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.

Slip the marker as you come to it on each rnd.

Rnd 1: *K2, p2; rep from * around.

Rep Rnd 1 until piece measures about 10 in. (25.5 cm) from beginning.


Shape Top of Hat

Note: When working Rnd 1, you’ll be decreasing sts. Change to double-pointed needles as you work Rnd 1. Be sure to move your st marker onto the double-pointed needles as well!

Rnd 1: *K2, p2tog; rep from * to end of round – you will have 75 sts.

Rnd 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts around.

Rnd 3: *K2tog, p1; rep from * around – 60 sts.

Rnd 4:  Rep Rnd 2.

Rnd 5: K2tog around – 30 sts.

Rnd 6: Knit.

Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread yarn tail into blunt needle, then draw through remaining sts. Pull to close top of Hat, then knot.

Step 2

FINISHING:

Weave in ends.


ABBREVIATIONS:

Beg = Begin(ning)(s)

K = Knit

K2tog = Knit 2 Stitches Together

P = Purl

P2tog = Purl 2 Stitches Together

Rep = Repeat

Rnd(s) = Round(s)

St(s) = Stitch(es)

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    • Color: Shooting Star
    • Size: 5.3 oz
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    • Size: 5.3 oz
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    • Size: 5.3 oz
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