Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
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loops & threads® charisma™ flower accent slouchy knit hat

Get stylish for the winter months by making this Charisma™ slouchy hat accented with a flower inspired by Loops & Threads®.
Step 1
Abbreviations:
 
beg - begin(ing)
dec - decrease
dpn - double point needle
Garter st - Knit every row
k - knit
kfb - knit into the front and back of the next st (1 st inc’d)
k2tog - knit 2 sts together (1 st dec’d)
lp(s) - loop(s)
meas - measures
ndl(s) - needle(s)
p - purl
pm - place marker
psso - pass slipped stitch over
rep - repeat(ing)
rnd(s) - round(s)
RS - right side
st(s) - stitch(es)
St st - Stockinette stitch: Knit on RS rows, purl on WS rows
WS - wrong side
Step 2
SIZES: One Size Fits Most Adults
 
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference: 22" and Height:  11"
 
GAUGE: 13 sts x 18 rows = 4" in St st; save time, check your gauge.
 
NOTE:
Skeins Needed for this Project:
Loops & Threads® Charisma™ (100% acrylic; 100gm/109yds) Yarn – Off White (A; 1 Ball and Taupe (B; 1 Ball)
 
Needles: Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles, 29" Size 10.5
Step 3
HAT
 
Brim (Color A): 
With A, cast on 70 sts
Row 1 (RS): Knit. Rep row 1, 7 more times
 
Body (Color B):
Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: Purl
Rep these 2 rows, until Hat meas 9" from beg
 
Crown (Color B):
Row 1 (RS):  * K5, k2tog; rep from * across - 60 sts
Row 2 (and all even-numbered rows): Purl
Row 3:  * K4, k2tog; rep from * across - 50 sts
Row 5:  * K3, k2tog; rep from * across - 40 sts
Row 7:  * K2, k2tog; rep from * across - 30 sts
Row 9:  * K1, k2tog; rep from * across - 20 sts
 
Cut yarn, leaving a 20" tail.  Thread yarn through tapestry ndl and draw through rem lps.  Pull tightly to close Crown.
Step 4
Flower (Color A) 
 
With A, Cast on 11 sts
Row 1 (WS):  K 1, *kfb, k 1; rep from * across – 16 sts
Row 2 (RS):  Purl
Row 3:  *Kfb, k 1, rep from * across – 24 sts
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: Knit
 
Bind off all sts, leaving a long tail.
With the bind-off tail, make a loose whip stitch along one short side of the flower and the cast-on edge. Pull snug to gather into a rose. Fasten off.
Step 5
FINISHING
 
Weave in ends. Sew side seam. Using photo as a guide, sew Flower to Brim.
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  • 809187840
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    Item # 10133751 
    $4.49
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    • Color: Taupe
    • Size: 3.5 oz
    • Color: Taupe
    • Size: 3.5 oz
    • Color: Taupe
    • Size: 3.5 oz
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    Item # 10133754 
    $4.49
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    • Color: Off White
    • Size: 3.5 oz
    • Color: Off White
    • Size: 3.5 oz
    • Color: Off White
    • Size: 3.5 oz
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    Item # 10367789 
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    • Color: Multi
    • Size: No. 10.5 / 6.5 mm
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    • Size: No. 10.5 / 6.5 mm
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    • Size: No. 10.5 / 6.5 mm
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