Herringbone Slouchy Beanie by Marie Segares

Herringbone Slouchy Beanie

Crochet
October 2020
Aran (8 wpi) ?
See Pattern Notes.
5.0 mm (H)
5.5 mm (I)
115 - 360 yards (105 - 329 m)
 Newborn (0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large).
US
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This variation on the double crochet stitch creates a twill texture. This hat was designed to meet the donation requirements for Knots of Love, an organization that distributes handmade hats to people experiencing traumatic hair loss.

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Skills Used
Basic crochet stitches: chain, double crochet, single crochet, slip stitch
Crocheting flat in rows, crocheting in the round
Crocheting the back loop (pattern includes link to video tutorial)
Seaming (pattern includes link to photo tutorial)
Cinching closed (pattern includes photo tutorial)
Special stitch: HBdc (pattern includes written instructions and link to video tutorial)

Skill Level
Easy

Finished Sizes
Newborn (0-3 Months, 3-6 Months, 6-12 Months, Toddler, Child, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large). Photographed sample is Teen/Adult Small. Height measurements do not include pom pom.

Newborn: 12” (30.5 cm) hat circumference x 6.25” (16 cm) height.

0-3 Months: 15” (38 cm) hat circumference x 7.25” (18.5 cm) height.

3-6 Months: 16” (40.5 cm) hat circumference x 7.5” (19 cm) height.

6-12 Months: 17” (43 cm) hat circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height.

Toddler: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 8.25” (21 cm) height.

Child: 19” (48 cm) hat circumference x 8.75” (22 cm) height.

Teen/Adult Small: 21” (53.5 cm) hat circumference x 9.5” (24 cm) height.

Adult Medium: 22” (56 cm) hat circumference x 10” (25.5 cm) height.

Adult Large: 23” (58.5 cm) hat circumference x 10.25” (26 cm) height.

Materials
Lion Brand Heartland yarn (100% acrylic, 5 oz/142 g/251 yd/230 m) – 1 skein each in 147 Hot Springs (CA) and 151 Katmai (CB), or approximately 75 yd (110 yd, 120 yd, 140 yd, 150 yd, 170 yd, 200 yd, 220 yd, 240 yd)/69 m (100.5 m, 110 m, 128 m, 137 m, 155.5 m, 183 m, 201 m, 219.5 m) in CA and 40 yd (55 yd, 60 yd, 70 yd, 75 yd, 85 yd, 100 yd, 110 yd, 120 yd)/36.5 m (50 m, 55 m, 64 m, 68.5 m, 78 m, 91.5 m, 100.5 m, 110 m) in any medium weight yarn.

Nelsonwood US Size H-8/5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Nelsonwood US Size I-9/5.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Clover Extra Large Pom Pom Maker (optional).

Gauge
10 scBL = 2.25” (6 cm) in pattern for Hat Band using smaller hook.

12 HBdc = 4” (10 cm) using larger hook.

For best fit, always check your gauge.