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Chunky Shortcut Brioche
Slouchy Hat

PDF Knitting Pattern

$2.49

This Brioche Slouchy Hat is warm, squishy, and airy, knit in 3 colors.  If you can work in the round and work “knit 1, purl 1” ribbing, you can knit this hat!

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Want a matching cowl?  Get the pattern for my Chunky Shortcut Brioche Cowl here.

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Skill level: Advanced Beginner

You will Need:

  • US size 9 (5.5 mm) circular knitting needle, 16” (40.64 cm) long
  • US size 10 (6.0 mm) circular knitting needle, 16” (40.64 cm) long
  • (Or, if you have short interchangeable circular knitting needles, you can just use the size 9 and size 10 interchangeable needle tips with an appropriately sized cable, so that, when the needles are attached, the total length measures about 16” (40.64 cm) long.)
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Yarn Needle or Blunt Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Marker
  • Large Pom Pom Maker (I used one that makes a 3 3/8” (8.45 cm) pom pom.)

Yarn:

  • About 65 (70, 77) yards of #4 Worsted Weight yarn in Color A
  • About 45-50 extra yards of #4 Worsted Weight yarn in Color A (for Pom Pom)
  • About 65 (70, 77) yards of #4 Worsted Weight yarn in Color B
  • About 65 (70, 77) yards of #4 Worsted Weight yarn in Color C 
    (I used Hobby Lobby “I Love This Wool” in Cocoa, Umber, and Ivory.)

This tutorial will teach you to work my Shortcut Brioche stitch in the round. If you can work in the round and work “knit 1, purl 1” ribbing, you can knit this hat! There are no decreases at the crown, or anywhere in the pattern, it’s just ribbing and Shortcut Brioche Stitch.

 

Finished Sizes:

Size Small (For a Child) – Finished circumference of 17” (43.18 cm) un-stretched, fits head circumference of 18”-19” (45.72 cm – 48.26 cm).

Size Medium (For a Teen or Smaller Adult Head) – Finished circumference of 19” (48.26 cm) un-stretched, fits head circumference of 20”- 21” (50.8 cm – 53.34 cm).

Size Large (For a Larger Adult Head) – Finished circumference of 21” (53.34 cm) un-stretched, fits head circumference of 22” – 23” (55.88 cm – 58.42 cm).

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