How to Knit a Slouchy Beanie with Free Knitting Pattern + Video Tutorial by Studio Knit

I’m excited to share my knitted Slouchy Beanie Hat. This design was inspired by the hat that Hazel wears in The Fault in Our Stars Movie!

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MATERIALS for Slouchy Beanie:
• Size 8 circular needles
• 4 Size 8 double pointed needles
• Worsted Weight Yarn
• Tapestry Needle
• Scissors

KNITTING ABBREVIATIONS + TECHNIQUES
K = Knit
P = Purl
K2Tog = Knit 2 Together
Knitting in the Round on Circular Needles

KNITTING PATTERN for the Slouchy Beanie

Adult Size

Cast On 73 Stitches with the Long Tail Cast On Method

Join in the Round:  K2Tog, K71 Stitches

Knit in the 1×1 Rib Stitch Pattern for 8 Rows (2 inches)
* K1, P1 * repeat from * to end

Knit all Rows in the Round until your entire piece measures 9 or 10 inches, depending on your length preference.  And make sure to switch to Double Pointed Needles when necessary.

Decrease Rows:

1 – * K2Tog, K7, * repeat from * to end ( 64 stitches remain)
2 – Knit Entire Row
3 – * K2Tog, K6, * repeat from * to end ( 56 stitches remain)
4 – Knit Entire Row
5 – * K2Tog, K5, * repeat from * to end ( 48 stitches remain)
6 – Knit Entire Row
7 – * K2Tog, K4, * repeat from * to end ( 40 stitches remain)
8 – Knit Entire Row
9 – * K2Tog, K3, * repeat from * to end ( 32 stitches remain)
10 – Knit Entire Row
11 – * K2Tog, K2, * repeat from * to end ( 24 stitches remain)
12 – Knit Entire Row
13 – * K2Tog, K1, * repeat from * to end ( 16 stitches remain)
14 – * K2Tog * repeat from * to end ( 8 stitches remain)

Cut yarn, weave through remaining 8 stitches, and pull tight.

Weave-in ends.

How to Knit 'The Fault in Our Stars' Slouchy Beanie

How to Knit a Slouchy Beanie with Free Knitting Pattern + Video Tutorial by Studio Knit