A hat with a textured stitch pattern inspired by Gladys Thompson’s Guernsey & Jersey Patterns book. Hat is written for 3 lengths, beanie (ski cap), slouchy (cloche like), and very slouchy (tam like)- The varying lengths can also used to adapt the pattern to a variety of head sizes with blocking. Hat shown is the middle size: slouchy.
160 (190, 210) yards sport weight yarn
Pigeon Roof Studios Cassiopeia DK 75% Merino,15% Cashmere, 10% Silk 260 yards
(238 m)/124 g skein: inkpot.
Please note that while this yarn is listed as a DK, it knitted up as a sport weight for this project. If substituting yarn consider carefully the drape and choose yarns with similar fiber content or characteristics, or choose finer yarns and knit more loosely to achieve gauge. Yardages are approximate and will vary depending on yarn choice.
16” US 3/3.25mm circular needle,
4 US 3/3.25 mm dpn
Stitch marker, tapestry needle
24 sts x 28 rows= 4” in pattern st
ERRATA: Increase Rnd: k14, m1 eight times (not k9, m1)
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