Slouchy Cabled Hat Knit Pattern

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Slouchy Cabled Hat Knit Pattern

Slouchy hats are so cute and sophisticated.  They look amazing on girls and women, and they’re SO fun to make.  Add some cables to the design for a splash of elegance and you’re sure to have a cute hat you’ll want to make again and again.

This free slouchy hat knitting pattern features bulky (5) weight yarn and size 6.0mm (US10) knitting needles.  Pattern features all sizes Child, Teen/Small Adult, and Adult.

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Slouchy Cabled Hat Knit Pattern

Average Head Circumference Size Chart

Child 3-10 Years:

19-20.5″ (48.25-52cm)

Teen:

20.5-22″ (52-56cm)

Adult:

21.5-24″ (54.5-61cm)

 

Materials

  • Yarn: Approximately 120 yards of bulky (5) weight yarn for smaller sizes, and approximately 180 yards for larger sizes (I used Berroco Blackstone Tweed Chunky).
  • Knitting Needles: Size 6.0mm (US 10) Double Pointed Needles (or use the magic loop method) and OPTIONAL a 16-18 inch cable needle
  • Yarn or Tapestry Needle

Gauge

8 sts and 12 rows = 2 inches (5 centimeters) in stockinette stitch

***It is important to check your gauge!***

Abbreviations

  • M1 (Make 1):  On a purl row: Insert left needle, back to front, under the strand between st on left needle and st on right needle making a new loop on left needle. Purl this loop through the front.
  • C6F: Cable 6 Front:  Slip next 3 sts onto cable needle, and hold in front of work, K3, then K3 from the cable needle
  • P2tog: Purl the next two sts together
  • K2tog: Knit the next two sts together
  • **: Repeat the section in between the two stars as specified


Child 3-10 Year Pattern

CO 54 sts loosely onto Double Pointed Needles (or cable needle if you prefer)

Join in the round and place stitch marker

Round 1: *K3, P3* Repeat around

Repeat round 1 until your piece measures approx. 3” (7.5cm)

Round 2: *K6, P3* Repeat around

Round 3: *K6, P1, M1, P2* Repeat around (60 total sts)

Rounds 4&5: *K6, P4* Repeat around

Round 6: *K6, P2, M1, P2* Repeat around (66 total sts)

Round 7: *K6, P5* Repeat around

Round 8: *C6F, P5* Repeat around

Round 9: *K6, P3, M1, P2* Repeat around (72 total sts)

Rounds 10&11: *K6, P6* Repeat around

Round 12: *K6, P3, M1, P3* Repeat around (78 total sts)

Rounds 13&14: *K6, P7* Repeat around

Round 15: *C6F, P3, M1, P4* Repeat around (84 total sts)

Rounds 16&17: *K6, P8* Repeat around

Round 18: *K6, P4, M1, P4* Repeat around (90 total sts)

Rounds 19&20: *K6, P9* Repeat around

Round 21: *K6, P5, M1, P4* Repeat around (96 total sts)

Round 22: *C6F, P10* Repeat around

Round 23: *K6, P10* Repeat around

Round 24: *K6, P5, M1, P5* Repeat around (102 total sts)

Rounds 25&26: *K6, P11* Repeat around

Round 27: *K6, P5, M1, P6* Repeat around (108 total sts)

Round 28: *K6, P12* Repeat around

Round 29: *C6F, P12* Repeat around

Round 30: *K6, P2tog, P8, P2tog* Repeat around (96 total sts)

Round 31: *K6, P2tog, P2tog, P2, P2tog, P2tog* Repeat around (72 total sts)

Round 32: *K6, P2tog, P2tog, P2tog* Repeat around (54 total sts)

Round 33: *K6, P2tog, P1* Repeat around (48 total sts)

Round 34: *K2tog* Repeat around (24 total sts)

Round 35: *K2tog* Repeat around (12 total sts)

Do not bind off.  Cut approx. 7 inch tail.  Using yarn needle, remove all sts from DPNs or magic loop, as if to purl.   Pull tail through to cinch the top of hat.  Using yarn needle, pull tail through to the inside of the hat.  Tie a knot and weave in ends.

Teen/Small Adult Pattern

CO 60 sts loosely onto Double Pointed Needles (or cable needle if you prefer)

Join in the round and place stitch marker

Round 1: *K3, P3* Repeat around

Repeat round 1 until your piece measures approx. 4” (10.25cm)

Round 2: *K3, P1, M1, P2, K3, P3, K3, P3* Repeat 2 more times, K3, P3 (63 total sts)

Round 3: *K6, P3* Repeat around

Round 4: *K6, P1, M1, P2* Repeat around (70 total sts)

Rounds 5&6: *K6, P4* Repeat around

Round 7: *K6, P2, M1, P2* Repeat around (77 total sts)

Round 8: *K6, P5* Repeat around

Round 9: *C6F, P5* Repeat around

Round 10: *K6, P3, M1, P2* Repeat around (84 total sts)

Rounds 11&12: *K6, P6* Repeat around

Round 13: *K6, P3, M1, P3* Repeat around (91 total sts)

Rounds 14&15: *K6, P7* Repeat around

Round 16: *C6F, P3, M1, P4* Repeat around (98 total sts)

Rounds 17&18: *K6, P8* Repeat around

Round 19: *K6, P4, M1, P4* Repeat around (105 total sts)

Rounds 20&21: *K6, P9* Repeat around

Round 22: *K6, P5, M1, P4* Repeat around (112 total sts)

Round 23: *C6F, P10* Repeat around

Round 24: *K6, P10* Repeat around

Round 25: *K6, P5, M1, P5* Repeat around (119 total sts)

Rounds 26&27: *K6, P11* Repeat around

Round 28: *K6, P5, M1, P6* Repeat around (126 total sts)

Round 29: *K6, P12* Repeat around

Round 30: *C6F, P12* Repeat around

Round 31: *K6, P2tog, P8, P2tog* Repeat around (112 total sts)

Round 32: *K6, P2tog, P2tog, P2, P2tog, P2tog* Repeat around (84 total sts)

Round 33: *K6, P2tog, P2tog, P2tog* Repeat around (63 total sts)

Round 34: *K6, P2tog, P1* Repeat around (56 total sts)

Round 35: *K2tog, K1* Repeat 17 more times, K2 (38 total sts)

Round 36: *K2tog* Repeat around (19 total sts)

Round 37: *K2tog* Repeat 8 more times, K1 (10 total sts)

Do not bind off.  Cut approx. 7 inch tail.  Using yarn needle, remove all sts from DPNs or magic loop, as if to purl.   Pull tail through to cinch the top of hat.  Using yarn needle, pull tail through to the inside of the hat.  Tie a knot and weave in ends.

Adult Pattern

CO 72 sts loosely onto Double Pointed Needles (or cable needle if you prefer)

Join in the round and place stitch marker

Round 1: *K3, P3* Repeat around

Repeat round 1 until your piece measures approx. 5” (12.75cm)

Round 2: *K6, P3* Repeat around

Round 3: *K6, P1, M1, P2* Repeat around (80 total sts)

Rounds 4&5: *K6, P4* Repeat around

Round 6: *K6, P2, M1, P2* Repeat around (88 total sts)

Round 7: *K6, P5* Repeat around

Round 8: *C6F, P5* Repeat around

Round 9: *K6, P3, M1, P2* Repeat around (96 total sts)

Rounds 10&11: *K6, P6* Repeat around

Round 12: *K6, P3, M1, P3* Repeat around (104 total sts)

Rounds 13&14: *K6, P7* Repeat around

Round 15: *C6F, P3, M1, P4* Repeat around (112 total sts)

Rounds 16&17: *K6, P8* Repeat around

Round 18: *K6, P4, M1, P4* Repeat around (120 total sts)

Rounds 19&20: *K6, P9* Repeat around

Round 21: *K6, P5, M1, P4* Repeat around (128 total sts)

Round 22: *C6F, P10* Repeat around

Round 23: *K6, P10* Repeat around

Round 24: *K6, P5, M1, P5* Repeat around (136 total sts)

Rounds 25&26: *K6, P11* Repeat around

Round 27: *K6, P5, M1, P6* Repeat around (144 total sts)

Round 28: *K6, P12* Repeat around

Round 29: *C6F, P12* Repeat around

Round 30: *K6, P2tog, P8, P2tog* Repeat around (128 total sts)

Round 31: *K6, P2tog, P2tog, P2, P2tog, P2tog* Repeat around (96 total sts)

Round 32: *K6, P2tog, P2tog, P2tog* Repeat around (72 total sts)

Round 33: *K6, P2tog, P1* Repeat around (64 total sts)

Round 34: *K2tog, K1* Repeat 20 more times, K1 (43 total sts)

Round 35: *K2tog* Repeat 20 more times, K1 (22 total sts)

Round 36: *K2tog* Repeat around (11 total sts)

Do not bind off.  Cut approx. 7 inch tail.  Using yarn needle, remove all sts from DPNs or magic loop, as if to purl.   Pull tail through to cinch the top of hat.  Using yarn needle, pull tail through to the inside of the hat.  Tie a knot and weave in ends.

           

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Elegant cables and a cute slouch pair in this design to make a sophisticated hat you'll love to knit!  Three sizes Child through Adult included.

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