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Sly twisted-stitch patterning creates a subtle optical illusion in this simple slouch Hat with a split brim to pull low and keep your ears warm.

Charted as well as written instructions are provided for three sizes, with tutorials for the provisional cast-on and short rows.

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

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214 [266, 324] yd/195 [243, 296] m
56yd/52m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4Ply, Sock or Fingering weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 2.25mm/UK13/US1 & 2.5mm/UK--/US1½ DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
2.25mm crochet hook
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Koigu KPPPM [175yd/160m per 50g; 100% Merino]

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

Alternative yarns
Colinette Jitterbug [400yd/366m per 150g; 100% Merino]

29 sts x 46 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over St. St.
28 sts x 60 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.25mm needles over Garter St.
28 sts x 58 rows to 4in/10cm on 2.5mm needles over Slipped St. pattern

To fit sizes: 19 [21.5, 23.5] in/48.25 [54.5, 59.75] cm
Finished size: 16 [18.25, 20.5] in/40.75 [46.25, 52] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Provisional Cast-on & Short rows


Published May 2015

PDF file size: 3.9MB

Product code: WW258KRisalire

Technical editor: Heather Murray