Boxy Slouchy

4.50 USD  

Two very popular LMD patterns are the Boxy Dishcloth and the Boxy Cozy. The Boxy Slouchy borrows the stitch pattern from these two designs to create a hat with lots of slouch and lots of texture. It is worked in Cascade 220 Superwash Sport – a great washable merino wool.

Yarn

Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport (100% superwash merino wool; 136 yd [125 m]/1.75 oz [50 g]). 2 skeins. Shown in #807 raspberry.

Needles

US size 6 [4.0 mm] 16” [40 mm] circular needle.
US size 8 [5.0 mm] 16” [40 mm] circular needle.
US size 8 [5.0 mm] double-pointed needles (dpns).
Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain gauge.

Gauge

24.5 sts and 32 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in Waffle Stitch Pattern worked in the rnd with larger needles, after blocking.

Notions

Marker (m); tapestry needle.

Size

One size: Fits approx. head circumference of 22 inches [56 cm]. Finished circumference of body of hat at widest point = 19.5 inches [49.5 cm]. Finished circumference of brim is 15 inches [38 cm]. Finished length of hat is 10 inches [25 cm].

Required Skills

Knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing. Stitches used: k, p, M1P, k2tog