Clover Slouch by Annis Cordy

Clover Slouch

July 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in clover rib on 4.5mm needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
175 - 219 yards (160 - 200 m)
One Size (though easily customisable)
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download
Errata available: /patterns/show /patterns/show

Please note: the PDF was updated on October 13th 2014, as there was a row of instructions missing from the pattern. Everything should now be up to date, but please do drop me a line if you encounter any other errors :)

You’ve finished your first scarf, know your knit stitches from your purl bumps and fancy something a bit more adventurous. Or you might be an experienced knitter in the market for an easy-to-memorise pattern to bring along to knitting group. The Clover Slouch is an attractive unisex hat worked in a textured rib, with a sharp decrease scheme and just the right amount of slouch. With options for knitting flat or in the round, the Clover Beanie can be a wardrobe staple no matter what your level of expertise.

Printed copies of the pattern are also available from Ramshambles, the York Wool Shop.

24 sts and 28 rows = 4in/10cm over
clover rib on 4.5mm needles

Length: 27.5cm from brim to crown.
Hat will comfortably accommodate head sizes between 50 and 60 cm. The pattern repeat is very short, so size can easily be modified by casting on more or fewer stitches in multiples of 2.

West Yorkshire Spinners Blue Faced Leicester DK Solid (50g/112m): 2 balls ‘Avocado’

For seamless version:
40cm 4mm circular needle
40cm 4.5mm circular needle
Set of 4 or 5 4.5mm dpns

For knitted-flat version:
4mm straight knitting needles
4.5mm straight knitting needles

Stitch marker (for seamless version)
Tapestry needle