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This striped slouchy hat would make a grey holiday accessory for visiting friends or family photographs! Knit on 4mm circular needles, this hat is a really easy knit, using stocking stitch throughout the pattern.
This holiday hat pattern will introduce you to shaping and decreasing, as well as using basic knit and purl stitches.
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Easy Slouch Beanie Hat Pattern
4mm (US 6) circular knitting needles
50g double knit yarn in red (Lion Brand Cotton 24/7)
50g double knit yarn in white (Lion Brand Cotton 24/7)
Easy Knit Holiday Beanie Pattern
Cast on 80 (adult size) for a child cast on 72
Place a stitch marker at the join and be careful not to twist.
Begin with the red yarn and knit every round until it measures 1 inch. Then cut yarn and tie white yarn to begin next stripe. Each stripe measures 1 inch.
When hat measures 11 inches from cast on edge (adult) or 10 inches (child) start to decrease.
Decrease – Round 1 – K2TOG
Repeat the decrease until you can no longer work in the round.
Cut the yarn and leaving a 7-inch tail, using your darning needle, threading through remaining stitches, pull tight and secure top of the hat. Then weave in all ends.
Add a pom to the top of the hat, stitching into place.
Approx = Approximately
Beg = Begin(ning)
Cont = Continue(ing)
K = Knit
K2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together
P - Purl
M1 = Make 1 stitch
Rem = Remaining
Rep = Repeat
Rnd(s) = Round(s)
SKPO - Slip one, knit one
St(s) = Stitch(es)
For any help with the knitting stitches please visit the video tutorials page here >