Mulberry Slouch by Stefanie Bold

Mulberry Slouch

November 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 70 rows = 4 inches
in Sl st patt.
US 2 - 2.75 mm
850 yards (777 m)
15¾ (17¾, 20)" and 8¼ (9, 9¾)" tall
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The unique Mulberry Slouch is constructed differently from most hats: Rather than decreasing at the crown, the top is closed with a line of double decreases and the corners are sewn together. The two-color slip-stitch pattern creates the pops of color with the Merino wool yarn.

Difficulty Intermediate

Yarn Weight 1

Finished Size 15¾ (17¾, 20)“ and 8¼ (9, 9¾)” tall. Hat shown measures 17¾“.

Yarn SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock (80% superwash Merino wool, 20% nylon; 425 yd 388 m/4 oz 113 g): London Fog (MC) and Mulberry (CC), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm): 16” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); waste yarn for provisional CO; size C/2 (2.75 mm) crochet hook; spare size 2 (2.75 mm) or smaller 16” cir needle; tapestry needle.

Gauge 30 sts and 70 rnds = 4” in Sl st patt.

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  • This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up, beginning with a doubled hem. The top is closed with a line of centered double decreases and the corners are sewn together.

  • Slip stitches purlwise with yarn in back.

  • Do not break yarn at color changes; carry unused yarn along inside of work until needed again.

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