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A sideways knit slouchy beanie that is ideal for knitters wishing to try out different grafting techniques. This Hat best suits a variegated yarn.

Pattern includes a range of sizes and illustrated tutorials covering all required techniques.

This pattern is available to purchase separately, or as part of the Going Straight collection.

113 [140, 170] yd/104 [128, 156] m
27yd/25m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Heavy Aran/Chunky weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Pair 5mm/UK6/US8 straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
5mm crochet hook
Approx. 2yd/2m waste yarn
Tapestry needle
Stitch marker

Sample details
Shown in Noro Silk Garden [110yd/101m per 50g; 45% Silk, 45% Kid Mohair, 10% Lambswool]

Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 21.75in/55.25cm circumference head

Fit is determined by row gauge – if your gauge differs, simply work more or fewer panels to achieve the desired size.

16 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over St.St.

To fit size: 18 [20, 22] in/45.75 [50.75, 56] cm
Finished size: 15 [17.25, 19.25] in/38 [43.75, 49] cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, short rows (w&t), provisional cast-on, kitchener stitch

Pattern contents
Written and charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on, St.St. Kitchener, Garter St. Kitchener & Short Rows


Published December 2007

PDF file size 3.7MB

Product code: WW266GSAbalone

Technical editors: Mary Louise Quick & Heather Murray