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!
MATERIALS for Slouchy Beanie
• Size 8 circular needles
• 4 Size 8 double pointed needles
• Worsted Weight Yarn
• Tapestry Needle
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KNITTING INSTRUCTIONS for the Slouchy Beanie
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.
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.