What a Slouch Hat

Techniques

Knitting, knit in the round, basic decreases, changing colors

Level

Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate

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Knitted from the bottom up and in the round, this fun hat is available in Adult S/M and Adult L/XL with optional 9.5 or 10.5 inches in depth. The pattern walks you through the stripe changes and how to make a slouchier hat, if you prefer. (Hat can also be knitted out of a solid or semi-solid color without the stripes.)

Because this hat is meant to be slouchy, it is all knit on the same size needle. The first 1.5 inches forms the rolled brim. You can wear the hat further down to cover your ears or set back on the head. And, the best part, it is a unisex hat so you can make them for guys or girls!

Materials

205 (225) yards (188/206 meters) of worsted weight yarn
Blue & Cream sample is knitted out of Berroco Vintage (217 yards/198 meters; 52% acrylic, 40% wool, 8% nylon)
Green & Cream sample is knitted out of Knit Picks Swish Worsted (110 yards/101 meters; 100% merino)
Green & Brown sample is knitted out of Dream in Color Classy (250 yards/229 meters; 100% superwash merino)


Gauge

4.5 sts / 6 rounds over St st = 1 inch


Needles

US 7 (4.5mm) 16" or 20" circulars or size needed to get gauge
US 7 (4.5mm) DPNs

Notions

Scissors
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle


Sizing

Adult S/M (Adult L/XL)
Finished Circumference: 20 (22.5) inches
To Fit: 20-21 (22.5-23.5) inches

Depth: 9.5 (10) inches


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