Time Required :
Over an hour
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loops & threads® country loom™ back to basics hat (knit)

Get back to basics with a classic slouched hat that's always in style. This pattern highlights the beautifully soft texture of Country Loom™ yarn. It's quick and soft to work with -- ideal for cozy, stylish accessories and comfy afghans to knit or crochet.
Step 1
Abbreviations
approx= approximately
beg= begin(ing)
cont= continue(ity)
k= knit
k2tog= knit next 2 stitches together
p= purl
pat= pattern
rem= remaining
rep= repeat
rnd(s)= round(s)
st(s)= stitch(es) 
 
Size: One size to fit average woman’s head.

Gauge: 11 sts and 16 rows = 4" (10cm) in stocking stitch. 
Step 2
Instructions
Cast on 52 sts. Divide sts on 3 needles: (18, 18, 16) sts. Join in rnd, placing a marker on first st.
 
1st rnd: *K1. P1. Rep from * around.
 
Rep last rnd 3 times more.
 
Proceed in pat as follows:
 
1st to 4th rnds: Knit.
 
5th rnd: Purl.
 
These 5 rnds form pat.
 
Cont in pat until work from beg measures approx 6" (15cm), ending with a 5th rnd of pat.
 
Shape top: 1st rnd: *K11. K2tog. Rep from * around. 48 sts.
 
2nd and 3rd rnds: Knit.
 
4th rnd: *K4. K2tog. Rep from * around. 40 sts.
 
5th rnd: Purl.
 
6th rnd: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * around. 32 sts.
 
7th rnd: *K2. K2tog. Rep from * around. 24 sts.
 
8th rnd: *K2tog. Rep from * around. 12 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts and fasten securely. 
Step 3
Pom pom: Wind yarn around 4 fingers approx. 80 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. Sew securely to top of Hat. 
Step 4
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    • Color: Shale
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