The 100 Stitch Slouch by Andrea Mowry

The 100 Stitch Slouch

February 2015
Clouds Hand Twirl
DK (11 wpi) ?
5 stitches = 1 inch
in Broken Stockinette Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
175 - 225 yards (160 - 206 m)
One Size (see notes for measurements)
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This is your perfect slouchy hat. Roomy, cozy, and slouchy enough to make all the hipsters jealous. This hat can be your perfect blank canvas. Knit it up in a solid color to show off the unique texture of the stitch pattern. Use two colors for an awesome color blocking effect. Add stripes, to use up your stash scraps! Most importantly - don’t forget the pompom!

Yarn: 2.5 ounces/70 grams DK or a light worsted weight yarn

Suggested Yarn: Clouds Hand Twirl (Available Here)

Suggested Needles: 16” - US 6 and US 8 circulars, and US 8 DPN’s or longer circulars for magic loop

Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, fun scrap yarn for a pompom, pompom maker if necessary.

Gauge (worked over broken stockinette): 5 stitches /1 inch using size US 8 needles (Want a more snug fit? Get a gauge of 5.5 stitches/1 inch and the unstretched circumference of your hat will be just over 18 inches)

Finished Measurements: Unstretched circumference - 20 inches
Length - 9.5 inches

Necessary Skills: Knitting, purling, working in the round, decreasing.