Razor Slouch Hat
This hat is based on a traditional Shetland lace pattern known as razor shell. It’s sharp no matter what style of sock yarn you use; semi-solid, space-dyed, or hand painted. There are four sizes (in effect) that range from smallest to largest as follows: small, unblocked; large, unblocked; small, blocked; large, blocked.
It is knit in the round from the brim up to the crown. Both written and charted instructions are included. The pink hat is a large & blocked; the green is large & unblocked, and the navy multi is small & blocked. The stitch pattern is well defined, so the blocking decision is strictly based on your size preferences.
Small (Large) Blocked:
• 44cm/17¼” (48.5cm/19”) brim circumference
• 23.5cm/9¼” (26cm/10¼”) brim to crown
Small (Large) Unblocked:
• 38cm/15” (42cm/16.5”) brim circumference
• 21.5cm/8½” (23.5cm/9¼”) brim to crown