Slouchy Beanie Hat - The pattern {Knitting}

Thursday, 28 March 2013

Here it is.. We have a gauge, we have gathered the few notes I had taken, and made sense out of them.. The pattern is really easy - nothing fancy here. However it can probably be made more interesting, so it could be your blank canvas slouchy beanie pattern.

 Pattern: see below
Yarn: Rowan Kidsilk Haze - knitted in double (shown in steel #664)
Needle size: Circular 3 mm for brim and 3.5mm for the body of the hat
Gauge: 24 sts and 36 rows = 10 cm (4'') in larger needles in stockinette stitch

CO 108 sts - don't forget to mark the start of the beanie
Knit 4 rows of garter stitch (because you are using circular, that is knit, purl, knit, purl)
Change to larger needles
Knit the body of the beanie in stockinette - for about 21 cm (you can adjust this part to what would suit your style).
Start the decrease: start at the main marker, *k16, k2tog, add a marker* 6 times. You will repeat this row (decreasing the number of stitches to knit one by one) until you have 6 sts left on your needles. Leave a long tail to thread through the stitches.

And that is it! You have yourself a fashionable slouchy beanie hat for this winter that does not seem to end!

Let me know if you make one! I would love to see them. I even set up a Flickr group page for you to share your makes! So don't be shy!


  1. Thank you for the pattern, it is such a beautiful beanie!

  2. Oh boy! Thanks for sharing. I love the look of that beautiful silk-mohair as a beanie.

  3. Well it looks straightforward - perhaps I'll make one next winter. Thanks for sharing :)

  4. Gorgeous, how many balls of kidsilk did it use?

  5. it's lovely! I really like the decrease pattern. Thanks for sharing!

  6. It's so simple and elegant, love!

  7. It's beautiful! Also, I finished knitting with my SixSkeins yarn!

  8. That is such a beautiful hat. Thanks for writing up the pattern. Now to get some smaller needles . . .

  9. Lovely hat! Thanks for sharing the pattern.

    Here's my FO: