Antelope Slouch Hat


This hat has some sweet but simple details: a picot brim, eyelets and a lacey crown. Choose from a slouchy style or a beanie!

The picot brim is made with a provisional cast on which is then folded up and knit together. There is also an option for a “no-sew” picot brim that uses a regular cast on, or if you prefer, you can make a traditional rolled or ribbed brim.

This hat is knit from the bottom to the crown with a worsted weight yarn. This hat has one size (with instructions to adjust) and a slightly visible seam.

Skill Level:

Skills: knit, purl, provisional cast on (optional)

Sizes: adult medium

Finished Measurements:
approx 26 cm wide and 23 cm tall lying flat for slouch style, 17 cm tall for a beanie style; fits approx a 56 cm head

approx 18 sts = 10 cm in St st on 5 mm as given on Malabrigo ball band

approx 18 sts and 36 rows = 10 cm in antelope patt on 5 mm after gentle blocking

Yarn: worsted merino wool

Suggested Brand:
1 skein Malabrigo Merino Worsted
100% merino wool
192 m per 100 g
shown in colour 63 natural
Note: this yarn is listed as an aran weight, but worsted is suggested

4 mm 40 cm circs
5 mm 40 cm circs
5 mm dpns
3.5 mm-4 mm spare 40 cm circs (for provisional cast on)
4 mm crochet hook (for provisional cast on)
or size needed to obtain gauge

Other Materials: tapestry needle or teeny crochet hook; stitch marker; scrap yarn (for provisional cast on)