Slouchy Grey Gotland Hat by Stefanie Goodwin-Ritter

Slouchy Grey Gotland Hat

by Stefanie Goodwin-Ritter
February 2014
8 WPI Handspun Yarn
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Pattern Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
150 yards (137 m)
One Size - Approx. 19.5" circumference
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This pattern is available for free.

I was thrilled to come across some Grey Gotland roving at the SOAR marketplace last fall. The resulting yarn is substantial and slightly glossy with a bit of a halo. Once it was spun up, I knew it wanted to become a nice, warm hat to ward off the next polar vortex!

Approx. 150 yards (6oz.) two-ply Grey Gotland Handspun Yarn (8 WPI); an Aran yarn would be an appropriate substitute if you are looking to use commercially made yarn
US #8 (5mm) circular and DPN needles
US #6 (4mm) circular needle
Darning needle
Stitch marker


15 sts and 24 rows = 4” in pattern stitch.

Finished Measurements:

Approx. 19.5” circumference; however, it is very easy to customize this hat as you go since it is knit from the top down.