Get ready for cool weather with this easy but intricate hat. A clever slip stitch pattern creates the appearance of complex color work, but each row uses only one color at a time—no need to juggle two strands of yarn at once. Layered stitches and purled bands create a deep, textured feel, perfect for a rustic yarn such as the one used in the sample. The crown of the hat is finished with an applied i-cord, accenting the four-pointed decreases.




Sizing: 0-6 months (18 months-2 years, adult small, adult medium/large). Finished circumference is approximately 14.5 (17.5, 20.5, 23.25)”; 37 (44.5, 51.5, 59) cm. Sample pictured is 20.5” circumference worn on a ~22” head.

Gauge: 22 sts x 54 rows = 4” (10 cm) in slip stitch pattern on size 4 US (3.5 mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn: Samples shown use a fingering weight, 100% wool yarn, 217 yards (198 meters) per 50g. You will need:
40 (55, 70, 95) yards; 47 (50, 64, 87) meters of color A (shown in white in sample)
50 (65, 85, 115) yards; 45 (59, 78, 105) meters of color B (shown in brown in sample)
20 (25, 30, 40) yards; 18 (23, 27, 37) meters of color C (shown in red in sample)
size 4 US (3.5 mm) needles: set of 5 dpns or one long circular
size 3 US (3.25 mm) needles: set of 5 dpns or one long circular
yarn needle
stitch markers (4), if using a single circular needle

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Please note that all patterns are sold as downloadable PDFs, purchases are thus nonrefundable.

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