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YARNOne skein I Love This Yarn! (100% acrylic; 355 yards/325 meters per 198 grams)
NEEDLESUS 9 / 5.5 mm 16" circular needle
NOTIONSDarning needle for weaving in ends
GAUGE16 sts x 20 rows = 4" in stockinette
SIZESbaby (toddler, child, adult) = 14 (16, 18, 20) inches wide, un-stretched.
ABBREVIATIONSCO = cast on
K = knit
K2TOG = knit two stitches together
RND = round
STS = stitches
DIRECTIONSUsing long tail method, CO 56 (64, 72, 80) sts.
Place marker to join, being careful not to twist.
Rnd 1: K all STS around.
Repeat Rnd 1 until hat measures 8 (9, 10, 11) from CO edge.
SHAPE CROWNDecrease Rnd 1: K2TOG around.
Repeat Decrease Rnd 1 until you can no longer work in the round.
FINISHINGBreak yarn, leaving a long tail.
Use darning needle to thread yarn through remaining sts.
Pull yarn tight and secure.
Weave in all ends.