How to knit a slouchy hipster hat for absolute beginners
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How to knit a Slouchy-Hipster Hat, for absolute beginners

A great accessory for Winter and fun to knit… The Slouchy-Hipster Hat Pattern is really easy to follow, designed for all the noobs of the knitting world. 

It’s knitted flat, so if you know how to cast on, how to knit and purl, look no further. This is the one for you 🙂

Make it for yourself, family and friends, you’ll love it.

Materials

Check out these gorgeous needles!

2 x 3.5 mm knitting needles / US 4

2 x 4 mm knitting needles / US 6h

100 gr of wool Worsted, Afghan, Aran (Medium or number 4).

1 x Tapestry needle 

1 x Measuring tape

1 x Scissors

Gauge

22 st and 30 rows in Stockinette st with 4 mm needles = 10 cm / 4 in

Finished Size

Length from hem to crown: 26 cm / 10.24 in

Hat Circumference: Approximately 44 cm / 17.32 in. The 2 x 2 Rib is very stretchy, hat will fit up up to a 65 cm / 25.60 in

Abbreviations

RS: Right side of the work

WS: Wrong side of the work

CO: Cast on

st: Stitch

K: Knit

P: Purl

K2tog: Knit two stitches together

inc: Increase 1 st (knit one stitch as usual, and before dropping it from the left hand needle, knit it again through the back loop).

Hipster Hat knitting pattern for beginners step by step

 How to knit a Slouchy-Hipster Hat for

absolute beginners

With smaller needles, CO 114 st.

Hem (11 rows in 2 x 2 Rib stitch)

1º and every odd row: *K2, P2*. Repeat from * ending with K2.

2º and every even row: P2, *K2, P2*. Repeat from * to the end.

Knit 9 more rows to complete 11 rows in total.

Increases

12º row: K27, *inc, P28*. Repeat from * to the end (117 st).

With 4mm needles:

1º row: K across

2º row: P across

Repeat these last 2 rows until the hat measures 20 cm / 8 in from the hem, ending with a RS row.

Next row (increase row): Purl 58 st, inc 1 st, purl 58 st (118 st).

Crown shaping

1º row: *K7, K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (105 st).

2º and every even row (except la row 16): P across

3ª row: *K6, K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (92 st).

5ª row: *K5, K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (79 st).

7ª row: *K4, K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (66 st).

9ª row: *K3, K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (53 st).

11º row: *K2, K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (40 st).

13º row: *K1, K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (27 st).

15º row: *K2tog* Repeat from * 13 times, ending with K1 (14 st).

16º row: *P2tog* Repeat from * 7 times, ending with K1 (7 st).

Cut the yarn leaving a 10 cm / 4 inch tail, thread your yarning needle and pull it through the remaining st. Secure the tip of the hat and seam both sides (watch the video here to see how it’s done).

Slouchy Hat free knitting pattern video tutorial

And that’s it! Enjoy the video and don’t forget to share your slouchy hat!

How to knit a Slouchy-Hipster Hat

#happyknitting

xxx

Carolina – So Woolly

PS: Searching for a helpful guide to learn all the knitting techniques and tricks? Take a look of The Ultimate Knitting Book here!

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