Slaunter Hat by Jennifer Dassau

Slaunter Hat

November 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in reverse stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
145 - 155 yards (133 - 142 m)
one size, to fit women’s M or 21-23” head circumference
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Just the right amount of slouchy style and comfort, the Slaunter Hat features smooth reverse stockinette with high relief knit rib accents, and a stretchy textured mistake-rib brim. Instructions are included for both the traditional and the modern split-brim versions, for double your style options!

Techniques & Skills Used: cable CO, knit/purl, increasing/decreasing, knitting in the round.

Size: one size, which easily fits women’s M or 21-23” head circumference; approximately 18” brim circumference and 9” depth, unstretched.

Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh DK (100% Superwash Merino; 225 yards/110g); 1 skein. Traditional brim version shown in Ink, and split-brim version in Iris, and using 65 and 70 grams respectively.

Other Materials: US 7 (4.5mm) 16” circular needle and dpns, or 32” circular
needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; extra US 7 dpn for split brim facings; Stitch markers (8); Yarn needle.

Gauge: 20 st and 26 rows/4” in reverse stockinette stitch; 22 st and 28 rows/4” in Mistake Rib, after blocking.

Thank you to my wonderful tech editor Kate Vanover.
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