JANE SLOUCHY HAT FREE KNITTING PATTERN

With this free knitting pattern you may make a very attractive Jane Slouchy Hat which keeps you warm on those really cold days!
To make this hat you have two options:
I. Working in the rounds.
II. Working back and forth in rows.


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SKILL LEVEL
Easy

MATERIALS

Lion Brand “Hometown USA” (100% Acrylic 5oz/142g; 81yd/74m); Super Bulky weight
(099 Los Angeles Tan), (153 Oakland Black) or (149 Dallas Grey) – approx. 1 (2, 2, 2) balls;

or

Lion Brand “Wool-Ease Thick & Quick” (80% Acrylic, 20% Wool 6oz/170g; 106yd/97m); Super Bulky weight – approx. 1 (2, 2, 2) balls;

  •  US size 10 / 6 mm Knitting Needles
  •  US size 13 / 9 mm Knitting Needles

or for working in the rounds:

  • Circular Needle 16 in / 40.5 cm long: US 10 / 6 mm and US 13 / 9 mm
  • Double Pointed Knitting Needles: US 13 / 9 mm;

OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.

  • Concho or Button, about 1.5“ (3.8 cm).
  • Stitch marker.
  • Matching thread and needle.
  • Yarn needle.

SIZE AND FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
 

TEEN/ADULT  – Head Circum. 22.0”/ 56 cm;  Height: approx.10.0”/ 25.4 cm
 

GAUGE
10 sts and 13 rows to 4”/10 cm over Raised Relief Pat using US 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

Notes:

    1. To avoid mistake(s), count stitches in each round when finished.
    2. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to size that you’re making.
    3. You may want to use K1, P1 rib cable cast on method: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwbc_JneCWA
    4. Instructions have two options (your personal preference): I. Working in the rounds; II. Working back and forth in rows;

HAT

I. Working in the rounds

Note: The hat is worked in rounds from bottom to top. Begin working with circular needle, then change to dpns when necessary.

With US size 10 /6 mm, 16 in / 40.5 cm long Circular Needle, loosely cast on  56 sts. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnd.

Rnd 1: * K1, p1; repeat from * around – 56 sts.

Note: Also, you may work in k2, p2 ribbing (your personal preference).

Repeat Rnd 1 for 1.5” / 4 cm.

Change to US size 13 / 9 mm, 16 in /40.5 cm long circular needle. Begin work on Rnd 1 of Raised Relief Pattern


Raised Relief Pattern

Rnd 1: * K1, p1; rep from * around – 56 sts.

Rnd 2: Purl – 56 sts.


Repeat rnds 1-2 for Raised Relief Pat until hat measures approx.  7.0” / (17.8) cm from beg, ending with Rnd 1.

SHAPE CROWN

Next (Dec) Rnd: * P5, p2tog; rep from * around – 48 sts.

Next Rnd: * K1, p1; rep from * around –  48 sts.

Next (Dec) Rnd: * P4, p2tog; rep from * around – 40 sts.

Next Rnd: * K1, p1; rep from * around – 40 sts.

Next (Dec) Rnd: * P3, p2tog; rep from * around – 32 sts.

Next Rnd: * K1, p1; rep from * around – 32 sts.

Next (Dec) Rnd: * P2, p2tog; rep from * around – 24 sts.

Next Rnd: * K1, p1; rep from * around – 24 sts.

Next (Dec) Rnd: * P1, p2tog; rep from * around – 16 sts.

Next Rnd: * K1, p1; rep from * around – 16 sts.

Next (Dec) Rnd: (P2tog) around – 8 sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Thread tail through remaining sts. Then gather tightly together and secure. Fasten off.

FINISHING
Sew Concho or Button to Hat as shown in picture on p. 1. Weave in all yarn ends to wrong side of work.


HAT
II. Working back and forth in rows

With US 10 / 6 mm knitting needles, loosely cast on 56 sts.

Row 1: * K1, p1; rep from * across – 56 sts.

Note: Also, you may work in k2, p2 ribbing (your personal preference).

Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts – 56 sts.

Repeat Row 2 for 1.5” / 4 cm.

Change to US 13 / 9 mm knitting needles. Begin work on Row 1 of Raised Relief Pattern


Raised Relief Pattern

Row 1 (RS): * K1, p1; rep from * across – 56 sts.

Row 2 (WS): Knit – 56 sts.


Repeat rows 1-2 for Raised Relief Pat until hat measures approx  7.0 ” / (17.8) cm from beg, ending with Row 1.

SHAPE CROWN

Next (Dec) Row: * K5, k2tog; rep from * across – 48 sts.

Next Row: * K1, p1; rep from * across – 48 sts.

Next (Dec) Row: * K4, k2tog; rep from * across – 40 sts.

Next Row: * K1, p1; rep from * across – 40 sts.

Next (Dec) Row: * K3, k2tog; rep from * across – 32 sts.

Next Row: * K1, p1; rep from * across – 32 sts.

Next (Dec) Row: * K2, k2tog; rep from * across – 24 sts.

Next Row: * K1, p1; rep from * across –  24 sts.

Next (Dec) Row: * K1, k2tog; rep from * across – 16 sts.

Next Row: * K1, p1; rep from * across – 16  sts.

Next (Dec) Row: (K2tog) across – 8 sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a long yarn tail, and pull yarn through the remaining sts. Then, tighten together and secure. Sew sides together.

FINISHING
Sew Concho or Button to Hat as shown in picture on p. 1. Weave in all yarn ends to wrong side of work.

STITCH ABBREVIATIONS 

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 instructions between parentheses, in the place directed; * – repeat instructions following the single asterisk as directed;  ” – inch(es);

If you would like to have more sizes (Toddler, Child, Adult) for this hat, you may get the PDF pattern here

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