Lidian Slouch by Jenn Emerson

Lidian Slouch

Knitting
December 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
145 - 250 yards (133 - 229 m)
NB - Large Adult (14-24"/36-61cm)
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Lidian Slouch is a fun, slouchy hat worked in fingering weight yarn. This lightweight hat is perfect for all seasons. Have fun dreaming up unique color combinations and playing with the stripe sequence, or work in a solid color for a more dramatic look. Top with an optional pom-pom for a bit of whimsy. The possibilities are endless!

Sizes
Newborn: 14”/35.5 cm
Baby: 16”/40.5cm
Toddler: 18”/45.5cm
Child/Teen: 20”/50.5cm
Adult: 22”/56cm
Large Adult: 24”/61 cm

Yarn
Stripe version: 2 skeins of Madelinetosh tosh merino light in contrasting colors. Sample shown in Blue Nile (MC) and Edison Bulb (CC).
Solid version: 1 skein of Madelinetosh sock or 80/10/10 fingering. Samples shown in tosh sock in Well Water and 80/10/10 fingering in Spectrum.

Or approximately 145 (170, 190, 210, 230, 250) yards/ 135 (155, 175, 190, 210, 230) meters divided among the colors; wool or wool blends are recommended. You will need extra for a pom-pom, if desired.

Gauge
24sts, 36 rows = 4”/10 cm on larger needles in stockinette.