Cranberry Twist Slouch Hat by Kirsten Holloway

Cranberry Twist Slouch Hat

February 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
see notes below
4.0 mm (G)
5.0 mm (H)
150 - 175 yards (137 - 160 m)
Child, Teen/Adult
This pattern is available for free.

Let this soft luxurious hat take you from day to date night. The tulip stitch gives this hat a beautiful drape making it functional, yet romantic. There is also a matching scarf pattern to complete this set.


Materials Needed:
4 mm (G) hook (brim), or hook needed to obtain gauge
5mm (H) hook (body), or hook needed to obtain gauge
150-175 yards of Caron Simply Soft
yarn needle
sewing needle
heavy duty button thread
1/4 yard faux fur material
large pom-pom maker (optional)

Stitches Used:
Used ch = chain
sl st = slip stitch
sc = single crochet
hdc= half double crochet
dc = double crochet

Additional Terms
-To work this pattern you will need to be comfortable working in the 3rd loop of an hdc stitch. Instructions are included on the site.

(brim) 5 hdc in 1”,  (hat body) 4  repeats in 4”: dc, ch 2, sc in same stitch, skip skip 3 stitches.

Adult hat measures 10” by 10” excluding pompom.  Child hat measures 9” by 9”, excluding pom-pom

Additional Notes:
-The main part of this hat is worked back and forth, like rows, but they are joined at the end with a slip stitch, before turning, and heading back the direction you just came.
-The numbers in parentheses denote (child, adult) stitch counts.
-Use loose tension when making the top part of this hat, or go up a hook size if your measurements are off.