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Slipped stitches whirl around the head to break up pooling and create flattering lines in this quick-knitting slouch Hat. Grab a skein of heavy DK or worsted yarn and take this opportunity to practise cabling without a needle – a tutorial is provided.
Available either as a single pattern or as part of the Painted Woolly Toppers collection.
170 [207, 248] yd/155 [189, 227] m
34yd/31m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Heavy DK or Worsted weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Shown in Socks That Rock Heavy Weight
[350yd/320m per 7oz/198g; 100% Superwash Merino]
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head
22 sts x 31 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over St. St.
21 sts x 42 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Garter St.
21 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched
To fit sizes: 20 [22, 24] in/50.75 [56, 61] cm
Finished size: 17.25 [19, 21] in/43.75 [48.25, 53.25] cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, slipped stitches, specialist cast-on, cables
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable Cast-on and Cabling without a needle
Published April 2015
PDF file size: 3.3MB, image res. 300DPI
Product code: WW256KHelical
Technical editor: Heather Murray