Swirch Hat

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Swirch Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Swirch Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit/purl
  • cable
  • follow charted or written instructions
  • work in the round

Pattern Description:

The Swirch Hat is a cabled, slouchy hat made in four sizes: child, teen, adult small, and adult large. The extra slouch gives Swirch a unique look, making it perfect for the hipster in your life. The swirly cable, matched with the adult large size, make it a great gift for the hard to shop for males in your life, and the smaller sizes make simple, stylish accessories for everyone! Coupled with Swish DK, this pattern isn't just a stylish accessory; it's lighter and easy to care for fabric is perfect for heavy use in transitional fall weather. Sample is made with 2" of positive ease. The pattern includes a choice of charted or written instructions.


28 sts/ 36 rows= 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • child (teen, adult small, adult large)= to fit 17" (19", 21", 23")


  • US4 (3.5 mm) circular needle
  • US 6 (4.0 mm) circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle
  • yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

246 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Swish DK

About Designer

About Designer

Michelle Moses on craftsy.com

As a college student, Michelle hardly has time to knit, let alone design patterns. Still, when an idea hits her and she just can't seem to find a pattern out in the great big knitting world, she loves figuring out the best way to put that idea on paper. For her ramblings, complaints, and newest ideas, check out her blog at www.collegeknitting.wordpress.com

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