Sloppy Joe

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Sloppy Joe is modern, casual Hat, which drapes back allowing the wearer to tuck up their hair should they wish. The gentle shaping allows the Hat to be worn to the back for a modern, slouchy look.

This pattern is ideal for beginning knitters, and is also a perfect showcase for your gorgeous hand-dyed and hand-spun yarns!

Pattern is worked top down and in the round.

107 [113, 130] yd/98 [103, 119] m
27yd/25m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Chunky weight, single ply yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 5.5mm/UK5/US9 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Debbie Bliss Maya [137yd/125m per 100g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Manos Del Uruguay Wool Clasica [138yd/126m per 100g; 100% Wool]

HandPaintedYarn.Com Handspun Bulky [135yd/123m per 100g; 100% Wool]

16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 20 [22, 24] in/50.75 [56, 61] cm
Finished size: 18 [19.5, 21] in/45.75 [49.5, 53.25] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, I-cord

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for I-cord & Knitting in the Round


Published September 2006

PDF file size: 3MB

Product code: WW012KSloppyJoe

Technical editor: Tana Pageler