Slouchy hats and berets have been having a come back, and so they should! No more squashed hair after taking your hat off, the casual nature of such hats is perfect for the modern lifestyle. But what if you have big hair? Or fancy something with a bit more room and extra drape to keep you fresh this spring?
Enter Ziggy - a modern, fresh take on a classic rasta style. The gentle drape of the yarn combined with the open lace pattern make for a soft, charming hat, ideal for spring and summer.
Knitted sideways, this hat is ideal for those who fancy a change from regular, vertical knitting or those who loathe the thought of using DPNs!
114g/225yds/206m Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted
OR 113g/250yds/229m Dream in Colour Classy
Set 4.5mm straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
2.25yds/2m waste yarn
Stitch marker as necessary
20 sts x 24 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St
To fit sizes: 18 (20, 22) in/ 45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 16 (18, 20) in/ 40.5 (45.75, 50.75) cm
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.