Silverfox Beanie and Slouch pattern by Frogginette
Note: This is a full color printed pattern, not a pdf.
This cozy, easy and seamless beanie features a lovely cable pattern that is designed to match the Silverfox cardigan. (Note: You can choose to leave the pom-pom out if you prefer.) This hat is knit seamlessly in the round and features an easy cable pattern on a garter stitch background. Directions for both a beanie and a slouchier style are included (except for newborn size).
Gauge: 20 sts x 48 rounds (i.e. 24 garter ridges) = 4 inches or 10cm in garter stitch in the round using larger needles, after blocking 12-round cable motif is 1.3 inches or 3.5cm high.
Finished Measurements: SIZES: Newborn (Baby, Toddler, Child, Adult) For head circumference up to: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22) inches or 35.5 (40.5, 45.5, 50.5, 56) cm. Finished beanie circumference is approximately 12 (13.5, 15, 16.5, 18) inches or 30 (34, 38, 42, 46) cm. (Please note: the garter stitch portions of the hat make it particularly stretchy for the larger sizes, explaining why the amount of negative ease isn’t uniform across sizes.) Beanie depth is: 5.25 (5.75, 6.5, 7.25, 8.25) inches or 13.5 (15, 16.5, 18.5, 21) cm. Slouch hat depth is: -- (8.5, 9.25, 10, 11) inches or – (22, 23.5, 25.5, 28) cm.
Needle Size: US 6 or 4mm 16-inch or 40cm circular needles (or size needed to match garter stitch gauge). 1 set of matching dpns for crown of hat. US 4 or 3.5mm 16-inch or 40cm circular needles (i.e. 2 sizes smaller) for ribbing. Cable needle or dpn
Pattern Includes: Skill Level: Intermediate. Skills required: cast on, knitting, purling, decreasing, knitting in the round, following a simple cable pattern (charts and written instructions provided), yarn over.
Sizes available: Newborn (Baby, Toddler, Child, Adult). For head circumference up to: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22) inches or 35.5 (40.5, 45.5, 50.5, 56) cm.