This simple-to-make Slouchy Knit Hat Pattern makes the perfect addition to your wardrobe of hats.
- 1 hank Juniper Moon Farm Sabine, in color #09 (Wisteria, main color)
- Small amount of Juniper Moon Farm Sabine, in color #01 (Fettuccini, contrasting color)
- 16-in. size 5 (3.75 mm) circular knitting needle
- 16-in. size 7 (4.5 mm) circular knitting needle
- Set of 4 or 5 double-pointed knitting needles in size 7 (4.5 mm)
- 2 stitch markers
- Tapestry needle
k2tog knit 2 stitches together (decrease)
m1 make one—from the front, lift loop between stitches with left needle, knit into back of loop (increase)
yo yarn over
[ ] repeat directions inside brackets as indicated
* repeat directions from asterisk as indicated
19 sts and 30 rows = 4 in. in stockinette stitch with larger needles. Make sure to check your gauge and adjust needle size to match gauge.
LACE PATTERN (multiple of 11 sts)
Lace Round 1: *[K2tog] twice, [yo, k1] 3 times, yo, [k2tog] twice; repeat from * to end of round.
Lace Round 2: Knit.
With smaller needles and contrasting color, cast on 108 sts. Join to work in the round, being careful not to twist cast-on row. Place marker at beginning of round.
Rounds 1-2: [K1, p1] to end of round.
Change to main color. Continue in k1, p1 until ribbing measures 2 in. from cast-on round.
Knit 1 round.
Increase round: [K3, m1] around until 3 sts remain. K3: 143 sts.
Change to larger needles.
Knit 1 round.
Begin lace pattern. Work lace rounds 1 and 2 until piece measures 6½ in. from cast-on round.
Crown decreases: (change to double-pointed needles when sts no longer fit around the circular needle)
Round 1 and all odd-numbered rounds: Knit.
Round 2: [K9, k2tog] 13 times: 130 sts.
Round 4: [K8, k2tog] 13 times: 117 sts.
Round 6: [K7, k2tog] 13 times: 104 sts.
Round 8: [K6, k2tog] 13 times: 91 sts.
Round 10: [K5, k2tog] 13 times: 78 sts.
Round 12: [K4, k2tog] 13 times: 65 sts.
Round 14: [K3, k2tog] 13 times: 52 sts.
Round 16: [K2, k2tog] 13 times: 39 sts.
Round 18: [K1, k2tog] 13 times: 26 sts.
Round 20: [K2tog] 13 times: 13 sts.
Cut yarn with a 12-in. tail. Thread yarn onto tapestry needle and pull through remaining stitch loops; tighten and weave in tail neatly on wrong side. Weave in all ends. Gently wash and block.]
Hat measures about 9-1/2 in. wide x 8-1/2 in. high and fits a 22-in. head circumference.
Slouchy Knit Hat Pattern designed by Marie Grace Smith. Photography by Joel Eagle.
Craft provided by Juniper Moon Farm.