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Grandma Liz's's Hat
Copyright Beverly A. Qualheim 2008,2014- All Rights Reserved
My mom knitted me a hat for college in Wisconsin many years ago. I still wear it, and decided a few years ago I should try to make one just like it and  write down a pattern to share on Bev's Country Cottage.  This is that hat!  Fun to knit and so cute!

Size - older teen or woman (man)
Needles: Size US 5 and 6
(you can use larger needles for a larger hat but I wanted these to be a tighter weave, and to make it look just like the hat my mom made me.)

4 oz of worsted weight yarn (1 skein will work)

You can make this hat larger by adding more rows.
Make a child's size hat by using smaller needles (3 and 4) and sport weight, sock, or baby yarn)

Using smaller needles: Cast On 90 sts for brim
Knit 4 1/2" (5") of Ribbing in Knit 3, Purl 3

Switch to larger needles: and knit in 'double seed stitch' Knit 2, purl 2, for 4 1/2". (5")
*Decrease: Knit 2 together across row (45 left)
*Purl
*Knit 2 together across row (23 left)
*Purl
*Knit 2 together across row (12 left)
Cut the yarn, use a yarn needle to weave through leftover stitches. Pull tightly and sew up side seam.



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* COPYRIGHT: All content is copyrighted to original creators as stated on their patterns. You may provide a direct LINK to the patterns on my pages, but you may NOT post actual full patterns anywhere in any media form. Any items made from patterns to Beverly Qualheim may be sold, but please make one for charity too.