Downton Slouch by Tania Brown

Downton Slouch

Knitting
January 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
140 - 150 yards (128 - 137 m)
Fits head 20"-22"
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With a seed stitch band and a twisted stitch pattern, this hat is sure to grab attention. Add a gorgeous button and watch the compliments roll in!

Knit in two parts, this hat features a simple construction for a unique look. First, you knit the seed stitch band flat. Once the button is in place, you’ll pick up stitches to knit the body of the hat. It’s a distinct look and a modern take on Downton Abbey fashions.

Yarn: 150 yards Worsted Weight yarn (I used Downton Abbey Branson in the Vapor Grey colorway)
Needles: US size 6 (4mm) 16” circular and a set of US size 6 (4mm) DPNs
Gauge: 4.5 x 6 stitches an inch in stockinette
Finished Measurements: 10” from brim to crown