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Sloppy Joe

from Woolly Wormhead
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Sloppy Joe
Sloppy Joe
Sloppy Joe

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit & purl stitches
  • knitting in the round
  • Increases & decreases
  • I-cords

Pattern Description:

Sloppy Joe is modern, casual Hat, which drapes back allowing the wearer to tuck up their hair should they wish. The gentle shaping allows the Hat to be worn to the back for a modern, slouchy look.

This pattern is ideal for beginning knitters, and is also a perfect showcase for your gorgeous hand-spun yarns!

Pattern is worked top down and in the round.

Instructions are provided in written format.

Published September 2006

PDF file size: 1MB, image res. 300DPI

Product no.: WW012KSloppyJoe

Technical editor: Tana Pageler


Gauge 16sts to 10cm/4inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • To fit size: 20 (22, 23) inches, 51 (56, 58.5) cm
  • Finished size: 18 (19.5, 21) inches, 45.5 (49.5, 53) cm


  • 100g/132yds/120m Araucania Nature Wool chunk
  • OR 100g/123m/135yds

You Will Also Need:

  • Set 5.5mm DPNs
  • Stitch markers as necessary
  • tapestry needle

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Woolly Wormhead is a Hat architect. With a background in industrial, sculptural and fine art Textiles, these influences can be seen in her work; having always been a lover of Hats and a life-long ...

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