Slouchy Hat

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Slouchy Hat

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Casual slouchy hat with big chunky cables knit in Bernat Alpaca.

Size

Single Size
One size to fit average lady.
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The materials for this project cost $16.73

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  • Single Size

One size to fit average lady.

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Color Info

Alpaca | Tomato, 93531 is discontinued. Click 'Edit Color' to select other shade.Edit Color
$4.99

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$4.35

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 10/6mm
$4.40

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99
The materials for this project cost $16.73

Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

One size to fit average lady.

MATERIALS

Alpaca (100 g/3.5 oz;110 m/120 yds)
Tomato () 1
Sizes 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) and 6 mm (U.S. 10) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle.

GAUGE

15 sts and 20 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

With smaller needles, cast on 73 sts.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K1. P1) ribbing, ending with a WS row.
Next row: (RS-Inc row). K3. *M1. K2. M1. K3. Rep from * to end of row. 101 sts.
1st row: (RS). K5. *Slip next 4 sts onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle – C8F made. K4. Rep from * to end of row.
9th row: (RS). K1. *Slip next 4 sts onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle – C8B made. K4. Rep from * to last 4 sts. K4.
Beg with a purl row, work 7 rows in stocking st.
Rep 1st to 9th rows once more.
Next row: Purl.
Shape top: 1st row: (RS). K1. *K2tog. K3. Rep from * to end of row. 81 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. *K2tog. K2. Rep from * to end of row. 61 sts.
5th row: K1. *K2tog. K1. Rep from * to end of row. 41 sts.
7th row: K1. *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 21 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread yarn through rem sts and fasten securely.
Sew back seam.