The Winter Winds Slouchy Hat is a great addition to your cold-weather wardrobe. Made in a blue and grey self-striping colorway, this intermediate beanie looks great with any winter coat.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Size: Circumference = 22”
Gauge: 16 sts x 8 rows= 4” square in dc
Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm) hook, or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Yarn needle, medium button, sewing thread & needle
The hat is worked two parts: brim and the top is added directly onto the brim.
Please check your gauge.
You can substitute the yarn for any worsted weight #4.
Using Color A (Gray), ch 7.
Row 1: Sc in the first chain and in each across. (6 sts)
Row 2: Turn, ch 1, working in the back loop, sc in each stitch.
Row 3: Turn, ch 1, working in the front loop, sc in each stitch.
Rows 4-53: Repeat Rows 2 & 3.
*Note: Row 53 is the edge of the brim, and will be joined with the first row here.
Row 54: (This begins the strap.) Turn, ch 1, working in the back loop, sc dec, sc 2, sc dec. (4 sts)
Row 55: Turn, ch 1, working in the front loop, sc 4.
Row 56: Turn, ch 1, working in the back loop, sc 4.
Rows 57-58: Repeat Rows 55 & 56.
Row 59: Turn, ch 1, working in the front loop, sc, ch 2, skip 2, sc in the last stitch.
Row 60: Turn, ch 1, working in the back loop, sc, 2 sc in the ch 2 space, sc in last stitch (button hole completed).
Row 61: Turn, ch 1, working in the front loop: sc4.
Row 62: Turn, ch 1, working in the back loop: sc decrease 2 times. (2 sts)
Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Using the yarn needle, sew Row 53 to the first row. Sew the button down and slip the strip over to finish brim.
On one side, join Color A, ch1, use the ends of the rows as stitches, sc in each stitch, sl st to ch1 to join. Fasten off. Weave in ends.
Rnd 1: Join Color B (Night) at seam, use the ends of the rows as stitches, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc in the same stitch, * skip 1 stitch, 2 dc in the next stitch, repeat from * to complete round, do not join.
Rnds 2-17: 2 dc in between each 2 dc to compete the round.
To finish, sc to the next stitch. Fasten off, leaving a long tail.
With the wrong side facing out, fold hat in half. Using the yarn needle, tie together in center.
Pull the middle of each sides in and tie them in the center with the previous knot.
Pull the center of each rounded part in and tie in center. Fasten off.
To finish, turn hat right side out.