Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
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loops & threads® joy dk™ dogwood knit hat

This sweet knitted hat is perfect for spring, but you’ll appreciate its soft, lacy stitches all year round! Joy DK™ yarn is lightweight, so it’ll give your projects excellent of stitch definition and just the right amount of drape. Best of all, one skein is all you’ll need for this quick project!
Step 1
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference = 20" and Height = 10"

GAUGE: 19 sts x 25 rows = 4"; save time and check your gauge

Project Note: The number of Skeins needed to complete this project is 1 - Loops & Threads® Joy DK™ Solid Yarn – Blossom

SPECIAL STITCHES:
  -  1/3RC (1/3 Right Cross): Slip 3 sts onto cable needle and hold in back; k1, k3 from cable needle.
   -  1/3LC (1/3 Left Cross): Slip 1 st onto cable needle and hold in front, k3, k1 from cable needle.
 
Project Note: Change to double-pointed knitting needles in the crown when stitches no longer fit comfortably around the circular needle.

INSTRUCTIONS:
With circular needles, cast on 98 sts. Place marker and join to work in the rnd, being careful not to twist sts.
 
Brim

Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * around.
 
Repeat Rnd 1 until Brim measures 1½". 
Step 2
Begin Lace

Rnds 1 & 3: *K4, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, k4, p1; rep from * around.
 
Rnds 2 & 4: *K4, p1, k3, p1, k4, p1; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 5: *Yo, ssk, k2, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, k2, k2tog, yo, p1; rep from * around.

Rnd 6: *[P1, k3] 3 times, p2; rep from * around.

Rnd 7: *P1, yo, ssk, k1, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, k1, k2tog, yo, p2; rep from * around.

Rnd 8: *P2, k2, p1, k3, p1, k2, p3; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 9: *P2, yo, ssk, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, k2tog, yo, p3; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 10: *P3, k1, p1, k3, p1, k1, p4; rep from * around.
 
Remove marker, slip 1 st to right needle, place marker.
 
Rnd 11: *P1, 1/3RC, p1, 1/3LC, p1, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * around.
 
Rnds 12, 14, 16: *[P1, k4] twice, p1, k3; rep from * around.
 
Rnds 13 & 15: *[P1, k4] twice, p1, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 17: *P1, k2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, ssk, k2, p1, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 18: *P1, k3, p3, k3, p1, k3; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 19: *P1, k1, k2tog, yo, p3, yo, ssk, k1, p1, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 20: *P1, k2, p5, k2, p1, k3; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 21: *P1, k2tog, yo, p5, yo, ssk, p1, yo, sk2p, yo; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 22: *P1, k1, p7, k1, p1, k3; rep from * around, stopping 1 st before marker.
 
Slip 1 st to right needle, remove marker, slip 1 st to left needle, place marker.
 
Rnd 23: *1/3LC, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, 1/3RC, p1; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 24: *K4, p1, k3, p1, k4, p1; rep from * around.
 
Repeat Rnds 1-24 once more. 
Step 3
Crown
 
Rnd 1: *K2, k2tog, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, ssk, k2, p1; rep from * around – 84 sts.
 
Rnds 2 & 4: *K3, p1; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 3: *K3, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, k3, p1; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 5: *K1, k2tog, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, ssk, k1, p1; rep from * around – 70 sts.
 
Rnds 6 & 8: *K2, p1, k3, p1, k2, p1; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 7: *K2, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, k2, p1; rep from * around.

Rnd 9: *K2tog, p1, yo, sk2p, yo, p1, ssk, p1; rep from * around – 56 sts.
 
Rnd 10: *K1, p1, k3, p1, k1, p1; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 11: *K1, p1, sk2p, p1, k1, p1; rep from * around – 42 sts.
 
Rnd 12: *K1, p1; rep from * around.
 
Remove marker, slip 1 st to right needle, place marker.

Rnd 13: *P1, k1, p1, sk2p; rep from * around – 28.
 
Rnd 14: *P1, k1; rep from * around.
 
Rnd 15: K2tog around – 14 sts.
 
Cut yarn and thread through remaining sts, pull snug to close top of hat.
 

Finishing: Weave in ends. Block to open lace. 
 

ABBREVIATIONS:
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit 2 sts together (1 st dec’d)
P = Purl
Rep = Repeat(ing)
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
Sk2p = Slip 1 st as if to k, k2tog, pass slipped st over k2tog
Ssk = Slip Slip Knit (1 st dec’d)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
Yo = Yarn Over
 
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