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lion brand® vanna's choice® junior crocheted hat

Start off the school year with a striped crochet hat from Lion Brand®.
Step 1
ABBREVIATIONS
beg = begin(ning)(s)
ch = chainh
dc = half double crochet
rep = repeat
st(s) = stitch(es)
 
SIZE: Finished circumference About 18" (45.5 cm). Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes; Finished length About 10" (25.5 cm).
 
GAUGE: 12 hdc = about 4" (10 cm); BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
 
STITCH EXPLANATION
hdc2tog (hdc 2 sts together) (Yarn over, insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 5 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.
 
NOTES
Hat is worked in one piece, changing yarn color to create stripes, and then seamed.
 
To change color, work last stitch of old color to the last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete the stitch. Carry old color along the wrong side of the Hat. 
 
Step 2
With A, and leaving a long yarn tail, ch 56.
 
Row 1: Hdc in 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across – at the end of Row 1 you will have 54 hdc.
 
Row 2: Ch 2, turn, hdc in each st across, changing to B in last st.
 
Rep Row 2, working 2 rows each with A and B alternately until piece measures about 9 1/2 in. (24 cm) from beg, and ending with a second row of B.
 
Change to A.
 
Next Row: With A, ch 2, turn, *hdc in each of next 4 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * across – 45 hdc.

Next Row: With A, ch 2, turn, *hdc in each of next 3 sts, hdc2tog; rep from * across – 36 hdc.
 
Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through sts of last rnd and pull to gather. Knot securely. 
Step 3
FINISHING
 
Seam sides of piece to make Hat.
 
Weave in ends.
 
 
Every effort has been made to produce accurate and complete instructions. We cannot be responsible for variance of individual knitters or crocheters, human error, or typographical mistakes.©2014 Lion Brand Yarn Company, all rights reserved. 
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