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Simple Colorwork Slouch Hats Using Wool and the Gang Alpachino Merino

Simple Colorwork Slouch Hats Using Wool and the Gang Alpachino Merino





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The Design

“Cozy zig-zags.”

This free pattern is a fun way to ease into stranded colorwork. Encircling your head like a woolly crown, the Simple Colorwork Slouch Hats use two colors for a repeated zig-zag motif with playful clusters at the points and dotted in-between. A snug ribbed brim, slightly slouchy shape, squishy structure, and simple finishing all combine to make these hats super cozy and quick to knit!

We chose Wool and the Gang’s Alpachino Merino for the Simple Colorwork Slouch Hats. A chunky-weight blend of sustainably sourced alpaca and merino, this yarn has a gently, poofy twist and creates a plush and cozy fabric. And with a color palette that features both playful brights and calm neutrals, there are so many fun combo options! Plus, you just need two skeins of Alpachino Merino for two colorwork hats, alternating the main color and contrasting color.

The Details

Approx. 20"/51cm circumference x 10"/20.5cm deep, to fit a medium adult.

2 skeins Wool and the Gang Alpachino Merino (110 yds/100m each); 1 in main color (MC) and 1 in contrast color (CC). Or approx. 220 yds/201m of an equivalent chunky-weight yarn. Note: 1 skein of each color will make 2 hats and pompoms in opposite colorways.

Shown in color Eucalytpus Green and Midnight Blue.

US 11 (8mm) 16"/40cm circular needle and a set of 5 double-point needles, or size to obtain gauge.
One 16" circular two sizes smaller than size used to obtain gauge.
5 locking markers, one in a different color to designate beginning of round.
Blunt darning needle to finish.
Optional: 2 1/2" pom-pom maker.

Approx. 12 sts/14 rows = 4" in colorwork stitch in the round, on larger needles.

Free Simple Colorwork Slouch Hats Pattern (Download).

COLORWAY: Sahara Dust and Rocksalt Red.

COLORWAY: True Blood Red and Tweed Grey.

COLORWAY: Chalk Yellow and Cornflower Blue.

COLORWAY: Rocky Grey and Magic Mint.

COLORWAY: Pink Sherbert and Margaux Red.

COLORWAY: Cameo Rose and Chestnut Brown.

COLORWAY: Eucalyptus Green and Midnight Blue.

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