Sockhead Slouch Hat

I made this hat using yarn from one of my first craft swaps (in 2010)! I’d been saving it for something special & finally decided I needed to just use it. :slight_smile:

Pattern: Sockhead Hat
Yarn: Knit Picks Imagination, colorway Evil Step Mother
Needles: US 1.5 (2.5mm) for the brim, US 2.5 (3.0mm) for the rest

I had to restart this hat a few times because I kept setting it down in the middle of a round & accidentally knitting the wrong way when I picked it back up, but I eventually figured out what I was doing. :grin:

Some links I found helpful while knitting this:

Some in-progress pics that show the colors a bit better:


It is really lovely! I have done that pattern a few times…so many beautiful sock yarns and just don’t want to make socks all the time…

Your helpful tips are also good…I love the crochet start for certain projects!

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What a fun yarn name and a great way to stay warm in the winter! Also, yay for putting your yarn to a good use!

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Im glad you dug into your stash and used it. Its very pretty. I love slouchy hats. They are so comfy.


you nailed it! i am in awe of all things knitted.

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Love the colors! It looks both comfy and fun!

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Love this! Great colors.

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Thank you all! :grin: