Woodland Slouch by Woolly Wormhead

Woodland Slouch

Knitting
November 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
111 - 294 yards (101 - 269 m)
18, 20, 21.5, 22.5, 24 in/45.75, 50.75, 54.5, 57.25, 61 cm
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This slouchy Hat features a soft stitch pattern that works beautifully with variegated yarns. 

Pattern is worked bottom up and in the round, and is provided in 4 sizes, ranging from 6 months through to large adults.

Yarn
111 (145, 181, 218, 261) yd/102 (133, 166, 200, 240) m
33yd/31m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St
DK weight, multi-plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3.75mm/UK9/US5 & 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Fyberspates Vivacious DK (251yd/230m per 115g; 100% Merino)
Shown in size 22.5in/57.25cm on model with 21.75in/53.25cm circumference head

Alternative yarn
Tosh DK (225yd/206m per 100g; 100% Merino)

Gauge
21 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
22 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 3.75mm needles over 1x1 Twisted Rib, lightly stretched
22 sts x 31 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over 8 row Body stitch pattern

Sizes
To fit sizes: 18 (20, 21.5, 22.5, 24) in/45.75 (50.75, 54.5, 57.25, 61) cm
Finished size: 16 (17.5, 19, 20.25, 21.75) in/40.75 (44.5, 48.25, 51.5, 55.25) cm

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

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons

Support
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.

First published August 2014 by Let’s Knit magazine; republished November 2014
PDF file size: 3.1MB
Product code: WW242KWoodland Slouch
Technical editor: Heather Murray