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Available Sizes: One

Size: 20 – 22″ {51 – 56cm} Head Circumference

Styles: One, Slouchy

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner

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Knit Flat & Knit in the Round

Knit & Purl Stitches

Decrease Stitch

Cross Stitches



Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 75 – 85 yards {68 – 77 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Straight Needles

Needle Size: US 11 {8mm} Circular Needles with a 16” {40cm} & 24”+ {60cm} Cable, or DPNs

Extras: Stitch Markers

{Learn About Yarn Substitutes.}



Measurements: 10″ Wide x 10″ {25cm x 25cm}

Gauge: 9 STS & 13 rounds per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 4.4oz {120g}



Not reversible.

Knit bottom up.

Knit using the zig zag rib & stockinette stitch.

Knit in the round with a circular needle.

When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.



Click here to watch the “How to Block a Hat” video tutorial.

Click here to watch the “How to Decrease for the Crown” video tutorial.

Click here to watch the “Zig Zag Knit Stitch {LKBP}” video tutorial.


Pattern, Knit Flat & Knit in the Round:

Start out knitting flat.


Row 0 {WS}: *K* {set-up row}

Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 {RS}: P1 *LKBF, P1*

Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 {WS}: K1 *LP, K1*


Switch to knitting in the round:

Slide your stitches onto a 16” {40cm} cable to knit in the round.

Round 9: *K* K2TOG joining in the round {I knitted all the way around and when I came to the last stitch I knitted it into the first stitch of the next round to reinforce the join, leaving 45 STS. You can sew up the rim seam

now or when you’re finished.}

Rounds 10-34 *K*


Note {Optional}:

When the stitches get too tight switch to a longer cable and knit using the magic loop method.


Decrease for the crown:

Round 35: *K5, K2TOG, PM* K3, SM {-6 STS, 45-6=39}

Round 36: *K4, K2TOG, SM* K3, SM {-6 STS, 39-6=33}

Round 37: *K3, K2TOG, SM* K3, SM {-6 STS, 33-6=27}

Round 38: *K2, K2TOG, SM* K3, SM {-7 STS, 27-7=20}

Round 39: *K1, K2TOG, SM* K3, SM {-7 STS, 21-7=14}

Round 40: *K2TOG, remove stitch marker* K1, remove stitch marker {-7 STS, 14-7=7}



Without binding-off, cut the yarn leaving a 10” {25cm} tail, pull it through the remaining STS, push through the top hole to the inside and then weave in the ends.



To block this hat I use a saucer. Like a teacup and saucer. ;) I put it inside the hat, so the bottom “swirl” is in the center of the saucer and the saucer is bulging outward, spritz it with some water, pat dry with a clean towel and let it dry overnight.



* – * – repeat between *

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

DPNs – double pointed needles

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together

LKBF – Knit through the back loop of the second stitch on the left needle, then knit through the front of the first stitch, and drop them both from the needle at the same time

LP – Purl the second stitch on the left needle, then purl the first stitch, and drop them both from the needle at the same time

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

PM – place stitch marker

SM – slip stitch marker

STS – stitches




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{FREE} Slouchy Hat Knitting Pattern : Independence