This Knitted Slouchy Hat keeps you warm on those really cold days! Easy, fast knitted, and nice looking Honeycomb pattern!
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SIZE AND FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Toddler – Head Circum. 19.0”/ 48 cm; Height: approx.8.0”/ 20 cm
Child – Head Circum. 21.0”/ 53 cm; Height: approx. 9.0”/ 23 cm
Teen/Adult – Head Circum. 22.0”/ 56 cm; Height: approx.10.0”/ 25.4 cm
Adult – Head Circum. 24.0”/ 61 cm; Height: approx. 11.0”/ 28 cm
Lion Brand “Hometown USA” (100% Acrylic 5oz/142g; 81yd/74m); Super Bulky weight.
(149 Dallas Grey, or 099 Los Angeles Tan) – approx. 1 (2, 2, 2) balls;
Lion Brand “Wool-Ease Thick & Quick” (80% Acrylic, 20% Wool 6oz/170g; 106yd/97m); Super Bulky weight – approx. 1 (1, 2, 2) balls;
- US size 10 / 6 mm Knitting Needles; US size 13 / 9 mm Knitting Needles; OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
- Matching thread and needle.
- Yarn needle.
10 sts and 13 rows to 4”/10 cm over Honeycomb Pat using size 13 (9 mm) needles.
(Note: Be sure to check your gauge before starting to knit. If the gauge is larger, change to a smaller needle size. If it is smaller, change to a larger needle size.)
- Instructions are written for the smallest size with changes for larger sizes given in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes.
- The hat is worked back and forth in rows from bottom to top.
- For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to size that you’re making.
- To avoid mistake(s), count stitches in each row when finished.
With smaller needles, loosely cast on 40 (48, 56, 64) sts.
Row 1 (WS): Knit all sts – 40 (48, 56, 64) sts.
Rows 2-6: Work in K2, P2 Ribbing for 5 rows.
K2, P2 Ribbing
Row 1: * K2, p2 ; repeat from * across.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Repeat row 2 for K2, P2 Ribbing.
Row 7 (WS): Knit all sts – 40 (48, 56, 64) sts.
Change to larger needles, and work in Honeycomb Pat until hat measures 6.0 (7.0, 8.0, 9.0)” / (15.0, 17.8, 20.3, 22.9) cm from beg, end with a Row 5.
Foundation Row (RS): K3, YO, * k2, YO; rep from * across, end k1 – 59 (71, 83, 95) sts.
Row 2 (WS): K1, * k the YO and the next st tog, YO, slip next st purlwise; rep from * across, end k1 – 59 (71, 83, 95) sts.
Row 3 (RS): * K2, slip YO st purlwise; rep from * across to last two sts, end k2 – 59 (71, 83, 95) sts.
Row 4 (WS): K1, * YO, slip next st purlwise, k the YO and the next st tog; rep from * across, end k1 – 59 (71, 83, 95) sts.
Row 5 (RS): K3, * slip YO st purlwise, k2; rep from * across, end slip YO st purlwise, k1 – 59 (71, 83, 95) sts.
Repeat rows 2-5 for Honeycomb Pat.
Next Row (WS): K1, * p the YO and the next st tog, p1; rep from * across, end k1 – 40 (48, 56, 64) sts.
Next (Dec) Row: * K2, k2tog, repeat from * across – 30 (36, 42, 48) sts.
Next Row: Purl all stitches.
Next (Dec) Row: * K1, k2tog, repeat from * across – 20 (24, 28, 32) sts.
Next Row: Purl all stitches.
Next (Dec) Row: (K2tog) across – 10 (12, 14, 16) sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail, and pull yarn through the remaining sts. Then, tighten together and secure. Sew sides together.
Weave in all yarn ends to wrong side of work.
approx – approximately; beg – beginning; dec- decrease(ing); dpn – double-pointed needle(s); k – knit; k2tog – knit two stitches together; lp(s) – loop(s); oz – ounce(s); p – purl; rem – remain/remaining; rep – repeat(s); Rnd(s)- round(s); RS – right side; sl – slip; st(s) – stitch(es); St st – Stockinette stitch; tog – together; WS – wrong side; () – work directions in parentheses the number of times specified; * – repeat instructions following the single asterisk as directed; ” – inch(es);
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