Raindrop: A Slouch Hat Pattern


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Raindrop: A Slouch Hat Pattern

Pattern Details

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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Knit in the round
  • Purl
  • Yarn over
  • k2tog
  • ssk

Pattern Description:

This hat is the outcome of a cold and rainy spring in 2013. The decorative yarn overs are like little raindrops, and the generous fit ensures a warm hat. Perfect for any season, this hat is functional and eye-catching at the same time. Knitters of all levels can follow along to the simple written instructions.

The hat is knit in the round, bottom-up. Two pages of PDF instructions include abbreviated written instructions. Measurements are in US Standard Units (inches).


20 sts / 26 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit: Adult head, 20" - 23"
  • Finished measurements: 18" circumference, unstretched; 9.5" tall


  • US #7 (4.5mm) 16" - 24" circular needle
  • US #7 (4.5mm) double-point needles OR 32" - 40" circular for magic loop method

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker
  • Row counter
  • Tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Jojoland Tonic


AW288 (teal/grey)

About Designer

About Designer

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Student, horse rider, and knitter that teaches. Slowly (but surely) dipping my knitting needles into writing patterns!

Visit me on Ravelry and my blog! I look forward to your comments and seeing your finished projects.

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