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Lion Hat

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand
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Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
  • Butterscotch 1 ball (A)
  • Black 1 ball (B)
  • Fisherman 1 ball (C)
  • Sequoia 1 ball (D)
  • or colors of choice
  • Lion Brand® crochet hook size N-13 (9 mm)
  • Lion Brand® large-eyed blunt needle
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure

    • SIZES
    • Child S (Child M/L, Adult S/M, Adult L)
    • Finished Circumference About 16 (18-1/2, 21, 22)" (40.5 (47, 53.5, 56) cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.
    • Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

    • GAUGE
    • 6-1/2 sc = 4" (10 cm).
    • BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

    • STITCH EXPLANATION
    • sc2tog (sc 2 sts together) (Insert hook in next st and draw up a loop) twice, yarn over and draw through all 3 loops on hook – 1 st decreased.

    • NOTES
    • Hat band is worked back and forth in rows, then ends are joined to make a ring.
    • Hat is worked in joined rnds, beginning along one long side of Band. Work Hat with RS facing, do not turn.
    • Ears, eyes, nose and muzzle are worked separately and sewn to Hat.
    • Mane is worked directly onto Hat.

    DIRECTIONS:

      • Band
      • Ch 4 (4, 5, 5).
      • Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across – 3 (3, 4, 4) sts.
      • Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working through back loops only, sc in each st across.
      • Rep Row 2 until piece measures 16 (18-1/2, 21, 22)" (40.5 (47, 53.5, 56) cm) from beg.
      • Hold first and last rows together, matching sts.
      • Ch 1, turn, working through both thicknesses, sl st in each st across to join. Do not fasten off.

      • Hat
      • Rnd 1: Ch 1, working in ends of rows along edge of long side of Band, work 26 (30, 34, 36) sc evenly spaced.
      • Rnd 2: Sc in each st around.
      • Rep Rnd 2 until piece measures about 6-1/2 (7, 7-1/2, 8)" (16.5 (18, 19, 20.5) cm) from beg.
      • Next Rnd (Decrease): Sc2tog around – 13 (15, 17, 18) sts remain.
      • Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through sts of last rnd and pull to gather. Knot securely.

      • Ear (make 2)
      • With A, and leaving a long yarn tail, ch 2.
      • Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
      • Rnd 2: *2 sc in next st, sc in next st; rep from * around – 9 sts at the end of this rnd.
      • Rnd 3: Sc in each st around.
      • Fasten off.

      • Eye (make 2)
      • With B, ch 2.
      • Rnd 1: 3 sc in 2 ch from hook.
      • Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

      • Nose
      • With B, and leaving a long yarn tail, ch 5.
      • Row 1: Sc in 2 ch from hook and each ch across – 4 sts.
      • Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
      • Row 3: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog twice – 2 sts.
      • Fasten off, leaving a long tail.

      • Muzzle (make 2)
      • With C, and leaving a long yarn tail, ch 2.
      • Rnd 1: 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook.
      • Rnd 2: 2 sc in first st, (hdc, dc) in next st, 2 dc in each of the next 2 sts, (dc, hdc) in next st, 2 sc in next st – 12 sts at the end of this rnd.
      • Fasten off, leaving a long yarn tail.

      • FINISHING:
      • With yarn tails, sew ears and eyes to Hat, then sew muzzle and nose to Hat.
      • Mane ?Thread an 18" (45.5 cm) long strand of D into blunt needle. Secure free end with a small st near one of Lion's ears. With next st, make a 1/2" (1.5 cm) loop of yarn and secure that loop in place with a small stitch across base of loop. Continue to make and secure loops along top of head and around ears.
      • Whiskers
      • With B, work 3 straight st whiskers across each muzzle.
      • Weave in ends.

      • ABBREVIATIONS:
      • beg = begin(ning)(s)
      • ch = chain
      • dc = double crochet
      • hdc = half double crochet
      • rep = repeat
      • rnd(s) = round(s)
      • RS = right side
      • sc = single crochet
      • sl st = slip stitch
      • st(s) = stitch(es)

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