Saturday, November 5, 2011

Nose in a Book Easy Poet Slouch Hat

Nose in a Book Easy Poet Slouch Hat
Guinevere Parisi

1 skein Caron Simply Soft yarn, or other worsted weight yarn
Size 6 (4.0mm) double pointed needles
Size 15 (10.0mm) 16” circular needles
Tapestry Needle
CO: Cast on
k: knit
p: purl
rnd: round
sts: stitches
k2tog: knit 2 together
dpns: double pointed needles

CO 80 sts on size 6 dpns and join in the rnd

*k1, p1. Repeat from * around until work measures 1”
Switch to size 15 circular needles
Continue to follow k1,p1 ribbing patterns around until work measures 6”

Decrease rows:
Rnd 1: k14, k2tog
Rnd 2: k13, k2tog
Rnd 3: k12, k2tog
Rnd 4: k11, k2tog
Rnd 5: k10, k2tog
Rnd 6: k9, k2tog
Rnd 7: k8, k2tog
Rnd 8: k7, k2tog
Rnd 9: k6, k2tog
Rnd 10: k5, k2tog
Rnd 11: k5, k2tog
Rnd 12: k4, k2tog
Rnd 13: k3, k2tog
Rnd 14: k2, k2tog

switch to size 6 dpns
k2tog until there are 5 sts left on needles
Break yarn leaving an 8” tail
Using tapestry needle pull yarn from tail through the loops of remaining sts and cinch tight
Finish off



  1. Very nice! Will be definitely adding this to my queue :)

  2. Hmm...trying to figure out what I did wrong. For the decreases, am I supposed to, using row 1 for an example, k14, k2tog, repeat? On my hat, everything from the decreases up is all garter stitch-y. Not sure what I've done!

  3. I have awarded you the Liebster Blog award.