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Squish Me

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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, increase/decrease

Pattern Description:

A slouchy hat in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) with a welted pattern that expands and contracts to give the piece luscious, cozy volume. The deep knit/purl texture gives body and definition to soft, luxury yarn blends, encouraging the hat to collapse into soft folds. Easy to work stitches and a simple, one-piece circular construction make this a great option for last minute gift knittingone that travels well and is suitable for any age or gender.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity.


19 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette (unblocked)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 14(17, 20, 23) inches in circumference to fit heads measuring up to 17(20, 23, 26) inches around


  • 175(200, 220, 250) yards of any softly spun DK/light worsted yarn that knits to pattern gauge.
  • Needles: size 7US (4.5 mm) circular needle and DPNs for body (or size to obtain correct gauge) size 5US (3.75 mm) circular needle for brim (or two sizes smaller than body needle) Note:?smallest sizes will require the use of DPNs throughout; 16-inch circular needles can be used for middle sizes and 24-inch circulars for sizes above 19.5 inches

Suggested yarn:

250 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Bare Naked Wools Breakfast Blend DK



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