Easy Snowboarder Hat

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Easy Snowboarder Hat

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Cool snowboarder cap will be a hit with any teenager. Sized to fit average teen. Shown in Bernat Super Value Walnut (#07483) and Peacock (#00616) knit using size 5 mm (U.S. 8) needles. Finishing requires size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook.

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One Size to fit average teen.


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Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Walnut, 07483Edit Color
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Contrast A

Super Value | Peacock, 00616Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
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Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size H8/5mm
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The materials for this project cost $16.13

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cm = centimeter(s)

cont = continue(ity)

g = gram(s)

Inc(s) = Increase 1 stitch by knitting into front and back of next stitch.

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

mm = millimeter(s)

oz = ounce(s)

P = purl

P2tog = purl two stitches together

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

One Size to fit average teen.

MATERIALS

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Bernat Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
Main Color (MC) Walnut (07483) 1
Contrast A Peacock (00616) 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

First Ear Flap:**With MC, cast on 5 sts. 1st row: (RS). Knit. Beg with a purl row, cont in stocking st inc 1 st each end of next and every row until there are 21 sts. Purl 1 row.
Inc 1 st each end of next and following alt row. 25 sts.**
Purl 1 row. Break yarn. Leave sts on a spare needle.
Second Ear Flap: Work from ** to ** as given for First Ear Flap. Do not break yarn.
Join Ear Flaps: Turn work and cast on 19 sts. Turn back and knit across 25 sts from First Ear Flap. Turn work and cast on 8 sts. 77 sts.
Next row: Purl.
Next row: Cast on 8 sts and knit across all sts. 85 sts.
Cont even until work from last cast on edge measures 3¾ ins [9.5 cm], ending with a purl row.
Shape top: Next row: K1. *K2tog. K10. Rep from * to end of row.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K1. *K2tog. K9. Rep from * to end of row.
Work 3 rows even.
Next row: K1. *K2tog. K8. Rep from * to end of row.
Purl 1 row. Cont in this manner, decreasing 7 sts evenly across next and following alt rows until there are 15 sts.
Next row:P1. *P2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 8 sts.
Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts. Sew center back seam.
Finishing
Edging:With RS facing and crochet hook, join A with sl st at center back seam. Ch 1. Work 1 row of sc evenly around outer edge of Hat. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Ties:With RS facing and crochet hook, join 2 strands of A with sl st in center sc at base of Ear Flap. Make a chain 12½ ins [32 cm] long. Fasten off.
Tassels:Cut a piece of cardboard 3½ ins [9 cm] wide. Wind A around cardboard 20 times.
Break yarn, leaving a long end and thread through a tapestry needle. Slip needle through all loops on the cardboard and tie tightly at one end. Slip off cardboard and wind yarn several times around the loops ¾ inch [2 cm] below fold. Draw needle through top and sew tassel to end of Tie. Cut through other fold and trim evenly.