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This skater style slouchy beanie makes great use of slipped stitches with variegated yarns. Instructions are included to customise the pattern to make a truly unique Hat.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Painted Woolly Toppers for Kids collection.

159 [203, 251, 305, 364] yd/152 [194, 240, 291, 347] m
66yd/63m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in Garter St.
4Ply/sock weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 2.25mm/UK13/US1 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
2.25mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Manos del Uruguay Alegria [445yd/407m per 100g; 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Polyamide]

Shown in size 22in/55.75cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

30 sts x 42 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over St.St.
30 sts x 60 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over Garter St.

To fit size: 16 [18, 20, 22, 24] in/40.75 [45.75, 50.75, 55.75, 61] cm
Finished size: 14.5 [16, 17.5, 19.25, 20.75] in/36.75 [40.75, 40.5, 49, 52.75] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, slipped sts

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Crochet Provisional Cast-on and Garter Stitch Kitchener


Published September 2016

PDF file size: 1.6MB

Product code: WW279KAllerton

Technical editors: Heather Murray & Clare Devine