Candystripe Slouch Hat
The Candystripe Slouch takes a mere 50 yards in 5 colours and transforms it into a striped and textured hat that can be completed in a couple evenings of easy knitting. Eyelets and welts add the texture and the quick changes in colour make it an addictive little project.
- yarn: 5 mini skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock in English Bay, held double (1 set of Party of Five, ~525 yd / 480 m per bag; 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon)
- needles: Size 7 and 8 US / 4.5 and 5.0 mm circular needles, 12” / 30 cm (or longer for magic loop, or use double-pointed needles if you prefer)
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 4″ / 10 cm in St st, after blocking
Note that gauge is not crucial, but will affect required yardage and finished size.
- finished measurements: Fits an adult medium head (approximately 20-22-inch head)
Pattern includes a 4-page PDF (both written and charted)