Shuku Slouch Beanie by Kunbi Ayo-Okanlawon

Shuku Slouch Beanie

March 2018
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette using 10mm needles
US 13 - 9.0 mm
US 15 - 10.0 mm
66 - 87 yards (60 - 80 m)
Baby, Toddler, Child, Adult
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Shúkù - Pronounced “shookoo” means a basket. Shúkù is also a simple hairstyle and one of the most popular in the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria.

The Shúkù slouch beanie is made with super chunky yarn and the pattern includes baby, toddler, child and adult sizes. It is the perfect project for beginner knitters who already know how to change colours in knitting.


  • Beginner level pattern
  • Uses chunky yarn. Pictured sample uses Lion Brand Hometown USA
  • Yardage: Up to ~60 m/66 yrds of main colour and ~15 m/16 yrds of contrast colour
  • US 13/9mm 16” circular needles
  • US 15/10mm 16” circular needles
  • US 15/10mm DPNs
  • Stitch marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Pom pom maker

Baby (to fit 14”-17”)
Toddler (to fit 18”-19”)
Child (to fit 19”-21”)
Adult (to fit 22”–24”)

Happy knitting!