Simple Slouch Hat

January 10, 2012

This slouchy beanie is perfect for first-time knitters. Basic techniques make it a quick knit for all skill levels, and the modern style makes it the perfect gift!

YARN
One skein I Love This Yarn! (100% acrylic; 355 yards/325 meters per 198 grams) 


NEEDLES
US 9 / 5.5 mm 16" circular needle 


NOTIONS
Darning needle for weaving in ends


GAUGE
16 sts x 20 rows = 4" in stockinette


SIZES
baby (toddler, child, adult) = 14 (16, 18, 20) inches wide, un-stretched.


ABBREVIATIONS
CO = cast on
K = knit
K2TOG = knit two stitches together
RND = round
STS = stitches


DIRECTIONS
Using 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 CROWN
Decrease Rnd 1: K2TOG around.

Repeat Decrease Rnd 1 until you can no longer work in the round.


FINISHING
Break yarn, leaving a long tail. Use darning needle to thread yarn through remaining sts. Pull yarn tight and secure.

Weave in all ends.


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3 comments:

  1. First off, thank you for sharing your pattern. And really thank you for having it available in pdf format. Sunny

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    1. I love the pattern but on the page before you click on download it lists 4 different sizes but the downloaded pattern does not. Is there somewhere to get the pattern with the different sizes. I'd like to make one for my granddaughter. Thanks.

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