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
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
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
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Circular Cast-on and Cabling Without a Needle
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