Suburban Slouch by Michelle May

Suburban Slouch

August 2014
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
4 stitches = 1 inch
in 2x2 rib
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
90 - 120 yards (82 - 110 m)
20, 22, 24"
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Named for the apparently picket-fence-like pattern, this super slouchy beanie works up quickly in chunky yarn making it a great pattern for last-minute gifts or quick weekend projects. Simple slip-stitch colorwork adds interest and a mild challenge for newer knitters.

This pattern is suitable for adventurous beginners, with clear instructions and tips for those new to colorwork. The slip-stitch method means you will only ever need to work in one color at a time. You will need to be familiar with knitting in the round, and basic decreases.

Sizing: S, (M, L) to fit head circumference 20 (22, 24)“ with finished length of 10 (10.5, 11)”. Instructions are given for adjusting the length (and therefore the slouch) of the hat.

Yardage: If using the King Cole yarn you’ll need just one skein of your main color for even the largest size, with around 20-25 yards of contrast color.

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