The hat begins at the top with a simple I-cord and is then joined in the round, increasing with columns of spiralling yarn overs. All of the shaping is worked at the centre back, perfectly gathering the extra slouchy fabric.
Stitch markers - 1 in a contrast colour / style.
Shown in Misti Alpaca Chunky (100% alpaca, 108yds / 99m, 3.53oz / 100g) in Nickel.
Note: yarn quantities given do not allow for swatching. On a small item like this I prefer to check gauge after working a few inches. If you wish to make a separate swatch this will require more yarn.
14 sts and 18 rnds = 4˝ / 10cm in st st.
100yds / 90m chunky / bulky yarn.
Shown in Misti Alpaca Chunky (100% alpaca, 108yds / 99m, 3.53oz / 100g)
US 10 / 6mm set of 4 dpns
US 10 / 6mm 16˝ / 40cm circular needle.