Loden Slouchy by Julia Trice
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Loden Slouchy

Knitting
October 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
Gauge taken over patterned sections not 4" swatch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
220 yards (201 m)
average adult
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A companion piece to Loden, Many Ways and the Loden Pullover, this fun cable and lace hat will keep your attention, but knit up quickly. The sample is shown in Shalimar Yarns Haven in the “Land! Katie Scarlett” colorway. The pattern is suitable for intermediate knitters, with basic knowledge of lace and cabling. Please see specific required skills below. Instructions are both written and charted. The pattern has been professionally tech edited to reduce the possibility for error, but if you have questions or believe that you have found an error, please contact me.

required skills
circular knitting
cabling
lace knitting
increasing
decreasing

finished measurements
18 1⁄2” / 47 cm circumference at brim.
21 ” / 53.5 cm at widest circumference, slightly stretched.
9” / 23 cm high.
To fit average adult; 20-22” / 51 -56 cm head circumference.

yarn
1 skein Shalimar Yarns Haven in “Land! Katie Scarlett”; 247 yds / 226 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g; 63% merino wool /37% tussah silk.
Hat requires approximately 220 yds / 201 m light worsted weight yarn.
Pom pom uses approximately 80 yds / 73 m from the yardage listed above.

needles & notions
US 7 (4.5 mm) 1 6” / 40 cm circular needle.
US 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs.
OR sizes necessary to make gauge.
3 stitch markers, 1 in main color, 2 in a contrasting color
cable needle
darning needle
large pom pom maker (approximately 3 1⁄4” / 8.5 cm)

gauge
Taken after blocking.
Diamonds and eyelets pattern measures 4 1⁄2” / 11 .5 cm wide.
Cable braids measure 1 1⁄4” / 3.25 cm wide.

construction
The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.