Royal Slouch Hat

4.50 USD  

Using the same cable stitch pattern as the Royal Cowl, this comfy hat has just the right amount of slouch. Or, it’s a perfect toque with the brim rolled up. Choose a bright colour, like this gorgeous Gaia Green, and this hat will bring a smile to your face on a cold day. This pattern is worked in the round from the bottom up.

YARN

Indigo Moon Island Time Merino Worsted (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 200 yd [183 m]/4.06 oz [115 g]). 1 skein. Shown in Gaia Green.

NEEDLES

US size 7 [4.5 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needle.
US size 9 [5.5 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needle.
US size 9 [5.5 mm] double-pointed needles (dpns).
Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain gauge.

GAUGE

24 sts and 30 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in Cable Pattern worked in the rnd with larger needle after blocking.

NOTIONS

Marker; cable needle; tapestry needle; pom-pom maker (optional).

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

One size: Fits approximate head circumference of 21 – 24 inches [53 – 61 cm]. Finished circumference of body of hat at widest point = 18 inches [46 cm]. Finished circumference of brim = 15 inches [38 cm]. Finished length of hat (without pom pom) = 9 inches [23 cm].

REQUIRED SKILLS

Knitting in the round, increasing, decreasing, cabling with a cable needle, making a pom pom (optional). Stitches used: k, p, C4F, C4B, M1L, k2tog.

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