All Seasons Slouchy Hat by Elizabeth Elliott

All Seasons Slouchy Hat

October 2016
Light Fingering ?
29 stitches and 49 rows = 4 inches
in pattern
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
308 yards (282 m)
One Size
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Knit up using one skein of June Cashmere lace, this stylish hat is worked in the round from brim to crown. A turned hem adds stability to the brim while short-rows enhance the slouch, giving a light, warm, incredibly soft hat that fits in your pocket.


Circumference 20”/51 cm Back Length 101⁄2”/26.5 cm Front Length 111⁄2”/29 cm

One 50g skein, approx. 308 yds of June Cashmere Lace (100% Kyrgyz Cashmere) in slate
One size 2.5 (3mm) circular needle 16”/40cm long OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
One set 2.5 (3mm) double-pointed needles
One 2 (2.75mm) circular needle 16”/40cm long Stitch markers
Scrap yarn in contrasting lace weight color

29 sts and 49 rnds = 4”/10cm in Ladder Stitch in the rnd using larger needles

Errata: These errors have been corrected in the current pattern text.

In the body of the hat, the repeat instructions should read: “Repeat from * once more--2 short-row sections with 11 rnds of ladder st after each short-row section. Work one more short-row section.”

In the Shape Crown section:

  • Round 4 should read: Sl 2 wyif, k to first marker, sl 2 wyif, k to 2 sts before next marker, k2tog, sl 2 wyif, k to next marker, sl 2 wyif 5 times, k to last 2 sts, k2tog—132 sts.

  • Round 9 should read: “K to 2 sts before 2nd marker, k2tog, k 2 sts before 4th marker, k2tog, k to 2 sts before 6th marker, k2tog, k to 2 sts before 8th marker, k2tog, k to 2 sts before 10th marker, k2tog, k to last 2 sts, k2tog—120 sts.”