Slightly Loopy Hat by Woolly Wormhead

Slightly Loopy Hat

December 2005
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
86 - 147 yards (79 - 134 m)
20, 22, 24 in/50.75, 56, 61 cm

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Soft and warm, the ideal winter Hat! Worked in Moss (Seed) stitch with a Loop (Fur) stitch trim, this Hat is a quick knit and is ideal for chunky yarns, including thick and thin yarns, or variegated and hand dyed yarns alike.

Pattern is provided in 3 sizes.

86 (106, 122) yd/78 (97, 112) m
25yd/23m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Chunky weight, single ply yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 5mm/UK6/US8 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Debbie Bliss Maya (137yd/125m per 100g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 22in/56cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

To fit size: 20 (22, 24) in/50.75 (56, 61) cm
Finished size: 17.5 (19.25, 20.75) in/44.5 (49, 52.75) cm

17 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over St.St.
15 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over Moss (Seed) Stitch

Alternative yarns
Manos Del Uruguay Wool Clasica (138yd/126m per 100g; 100% Wool)
HandPaintedYarn.Com Handspun Bulky (135yd/123m per 100g; 100% Wool)

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, loop (fur) stitch

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials Alternate Cable Cast-on & Knitting in the Round

Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.

Published December 2005
PDF file size: 3.2MB
Product code: WW018KSlightlyLoopy
Technical editor: Tana Pageler