Drea Renee knits The 100 Stitch Slouch Hat
The 100 Stitch Slouch Hat 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 like Radius Windrush Light Worsted
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.