Knitted Slouchy Hat with Cables

slouchy hat

You know what I love about knitting hats? You get the payoff of a completed project incredibly fast– it’s instant craftification! Check out this free slouchy hat knitting pattern from Azure Knits.

I casted on on Thursday night before Christmas and kind of worked on it here and there over the holiday. Then on Monday night I devoted some serious time to it and finished it that night. Awesome! I did notice that as I was decreasing that I made a couple of mistakes, but I think once I wear the hat it won’t be that noticeable. Also, I don’t have a small head, so the hat is not that slouchy on me. That’s OK though — I prefer more of a beanie over a really baggy look anyway.

I followed the tip of using size 11 needles to make the hat a little slouchier. I also used the recommended yarn in the pattern — Cascade Yarns Baby Alpaca Chunky in Ecru. It was so unbelievably soft…Like a kitty, as my mom would say.

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    • I adore the scarf and I high-five you with your atibily to knit the cables. I am still trying to find my cable bliss. It looks great, and I’m inspired to blow off work to run home and knit like a madwoman. Thanks!!

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