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L.A. Winters Hat

A fun alternating rib pattern adds interest to this warm wool hat, perfect for winters around the globe!

YARN  one skein Patons Classic Wool Worsted (100% wool; 201 yards/192 meters per 100 grams)

NEEDLES  US 6 / 4.0 mm 16” circular needle
US 9 / 5.5 mm 16" circular needle
US 9 / 5.5 mm double pointed needles

NOTIONS  One stitch marker
Darning needle for weaving in ends

GAUGE  16 sts x 20 rows = 4" in stockinette with larger needles

SIZES  baby (toddler, child, adult) = 15 (17.5, 20, 22.5) inch circumference, un-stretched.



The Halloweenie Beanie is the perfect little hat for October! Made with a wide variety of babies and children in mind, this is the perfect hat to make for hospital donations, the kids in your child’s play group, or all the littles in your family!

YARN One skein Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn! in burnt pumpkin (100% acrylic; 355 yards / 325 meters per 198 grams)

Less than 25 yards of brown acrylic (for the stem)

NEEDLES One set size US 8 / 5.0 mm DPNs
One size 10 / 6.0 mm needle (for stem)

NOTIONS  Stitch marker
Darning needle

GAUGE 16 sts x 24 rows = 4" in pattern

SIZES preemie (baby, toddler/child) = 11 (15, 18)” (with hat un-stretched)

CO = cast on
DRnd = decrease round
K = knit
K2Tog = knit two sts together
P = purl
RND = round
STS = stitches

SPECIAL STITCHES  KFBF = knit into the front, back, and then front of stitch

DIRECTIONS  Using MC and long tail method, CO 48 (56, 60, 64) sts. Join for working in the round.
Rnd 1: (K4, P1) around.