Knit Slouchy Hat
Soft and sophisticated, this knit slouchy hat is a must-have for the fashion forward wardrobe!
- RED HEART® “Shimmer™” (1 ball each):
1810 Royal A
1625 Lime B
or colors of your choice
- 16-inch Circular Knitting Needles: size 13 [9mm]
- Double-Pointed Knitting Needles: size 13 [9mm]
- Stitch Marker
- Yarn Needle
10 sts = 4; 12 rows = 4-inches in pattern with 2 strands of yarn held together. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.
Hat circumference is 14-inches (35.56cm).
M1 Make 1 (inc) - Lift strand between needles to left-hand needle and knit strand through the back loop, twisting it to prevent a hole.
A, B, etc = color A, B, etc
K = knit
mm = millimeters
P = purl
st(s) = stitch (es)
p2tog = purl 2 together
* = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated
 = work directions in brackets the number of times specified
For this pattern, check your gauge using two strands of yarn.
Holding 1 strand each of A and B together and with circular needle, cast on 52 sts. Join, taking care not to twist sts. Place marker for beginning of round.
Work in K2, p2 rib for 1¼-inches.
Next Round *K4, M1; repeat from * around - 65 sts.
Knit 3 rounds, purl 6 rounds.
*Knit 2 rounds, purl 6 rounds; repeat from * until piece measures 10-inches from beginning.
Note Change to double-pointed needles as needed.
Round 1: *P3, p2tog; repeat from * around - 52 sts.
Round 2: Purl.
Round 3: *P2, p2tog; repeat from * around - 39 sts.
Round 4: *P1, p2tog; repeat from * around - 26 sts.
Round 5: [P2tog] around - 13 sts.
Round 6: P1, [p2tog] around - 7 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull tight to close top. Weave in ends.
Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.