Floreo Slouch Hat
Graceful lace stems end in a large blossom crown in this springy slouch hat. The lace pattern, made up of just knits, purls, simple decreases, and yarnovers, is easy to master. Floreo knits up quickly in an Aran-weight yarn.
One size, to fit average woman
Brim circumference: 19.25” 49 cm, to fit heads from 20.5” to 23” 52 to 58.5 cm
Madelinetosh Tosh Chunky (100% merino; 165 yds/151 m per skein); 1 skein; color Mica
Yarn substitution note: although this yarn is labeled as chunky weight, it works up closer to an Aran weight. If substituting yarn, you will need approximately 140 yds/128 m of Aran-weight yarn.
US #6/4.0 mm circular needle, 16” long
US #8/5.0 mm circular needle, 16” long
US #8/5.0 mm double-pointed needles, set of 4 or 5
Yarn needle, stitch marker, head-sized bowl or plate for blocking
19 sts/27 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in garter stitch on smaller needles
17 sts/22 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in Stem Lace pattern on larger needles