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Slouchy Ribbed Knit Hat Pattern for Men (Circular Needles)

men's slouchy ribbed knit hat on male model

men's slouchy ribbed knit hat on male model

Knitting materials and knitting tools:

<> Circular Knitting Needles 3.5 mm (US 4) – for hat and scarf;

<> Alpacana Lanoso 35% wool, 40% acrylic, 25% alpaca. Black color: 100 grams -130 m per skein – =1.5 balls for hat and 3 balls for scarf;

<> Hook or tapestry needle.

Slouchy ribbed mens hat size: 

Adult hat: 52-58 cm

Gauge: 25 stitches = 4 inches in ribbing – not stretched

Common abbreviations of knitting stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

k2tog – knit two together

p2tog – purl two together

p3tog – purl three together

yo – yarn over

selvage stitch  Always slip the first stitch purlwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

finished men's slouchy ribbed knit hat

Men’s slouchy knit hat pattern

Knitting body of the men’s slouchy hat

Using long tail cast on 88 stitches, place marker and join to knit in the round. Please be careful not to twist stitches.  If you want to increase or decrease the size of the hat add or subtract 4, 8, 12, 16…. stitches.

Work in k2, p2 for 20-21 cm from the edge.

Shaping the crown of the men’s slouchy hat:

Round 1: *k2, p2tog, repeat from * to the end of round.

Round 2-4: *k2, p1, repeat from * to the end of round.

Round 5: *k1, p2tog [purl two together – 1 knit and 1 purl stitches from the previous round], repeat from * to the end of round.

Round 6: *k1, p1 repeat from * to the end of round.

Round 7: *k1, p3tog [purl three together – 1 purl, 1 knit, 1 purl stitches from the previous round], repeat from * to the end of round.

Cut yarn leaving 15-16 cm tail. Using hook or tapestry needle pull the yarn through remaining stitches. Weave in ends.

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shaping the crown of slouchy ribbed knit hat
crown's look of the men's slouchy knit hat

Check out the second part of this set – Fisherman’s rib knit scarf pattern for men.

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