Sloochie by Woolly Wormhead


February 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in unblocked Stocking Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
132 - 235 yards (121 - 215 m)
17, 19, 21 in/43.25, 48.25, 53.5 cm

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This Hat is knitted top down, and includes a slouchy beret version as well as the slouchy pixie shown here.

The body is knitted with a slight bias to add interest to the shape, and there are 3 different options for the cabled brim - the perfect mix and match pattern!

Pixie: 132 (157, 185) yd/121 (144, 169) m
Beret: 152 (178, 205) yd/139 (162, 187) m
30yd/27m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, plied yarn

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK9/US9 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in Wensleydale Longwool Aran (174yd/159m per 100g; 100% Wensleydale)
Shown in size 19in/53.25cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Blue Sky Alpacas Suri Merino (164yd/150m per 100g; 60% Baby Suri, 40% Merino)

18 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.
21 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Cable pattern

To fit size: 17 (19, 21) in/43.25 (48.25, 53.25) cm
Finished size: 15.25 (16.75, 18.25) in/38.75 (42.5, 46.25) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Circular Cast-on and Cabling Without a Needle

Accessibility Statement
The main PDF for this pattern is colour blind accessible. It uses black text on a white background. Charts are in greyscale and do not rely on colour.

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 February 2008
PDF file size: 3.5MB
Product code: WW048KSloochie
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Mary-Louise Quick