Harmonium Slouch Hat and Beanie


Say hello to your new favourite hat! Harmonium hat combines perfect elements to create a light and drapey hat that you will never want to take off. For a real lacey treasure, use luxury yarns with a bit of fuzz and sparkle.

This delicate stitch is easy to memorize and is simple enough for knitters who are new to lace knitting. Choose from either a slouch or beanie style.

This hat is knit from the bottom to the crown with a fingering weight alpaca yarn and a lace weight mohair yarn held together double stranded. This hat has three sizes and no visible seam.

Skill Level:

Skills: knit, purl, yarn over

Sizes: adult small (medium, large); shown in medium (silver)

Finished Measurements:
medium is approx 23 cm wide and 26 cm tall lying flat unblocked; fits a 56 cm head

approx 44 sts and 30 rows = 10 cm in harmonium patt on 4 mm

Yarn: fingering weight alpaca blend + lace weight mohair blend held together

Suggested Brands:
1 skein Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine
50% wool, 30% nylon, 20% alpaca
396 m per 100 g
shown in colour 1209 moonshadow (light gray) and 1201 winter white

1 ball Rowan Kidsilk Haze Eclipse
66% Mohair, 27% Silk, 4% Polyester, 3% Nylon
200 m per 25 g
shown in colour 456 silver

Silver Slouch (size medium)
Used approx 134 m/147 yds of Ultra Alpaca Fine (34 g/1.2 oz) with 160 m/176 yds of Silk Haze Eclipse (20 g/0.7 oz)

Golden Beanie (size large)
Used approx 110 m/121 yds of Ultra Alpaca Fine (28 g/1 oz) with 142 m/155 yds of Art Yarns Silk Mohair Glitter in colour gold (13 g/0.5 oz)

3 mm 40 cm circs
4 mm 40 cm circs
4 mm dpns
or size needed to obtain gauge

Other Materials: tapestry needle or teeny crochet hook; stitch marker