I’m excited to share my Slouchy Beanie Hat with free knitting pattern and video tutorial with you. This design was inspired by the hat that Hazel wears in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ movie. It is a classic design for adults that can be customized with various yarn colors and even stripes. Looks great on men and women alike.
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.