The Sunset Slouch is inspired by brilliant California sunsets and the laidback lifestyle of coastal NorCal. This lightweight hat is designed for nearly all-season wear, especially if you live in an area where the temperature drops significantly after sunset.
The Sunset Slouch is the perfect simple knit with a huge color payoff, using nine colors in the Hudson + West Co. palette.
Skill Level: 1 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): MC midnight (navy); CC1 fawn (natural beige); CC2 lake (gray-blue); CC3 juniper (medium green); CC4 evergreen (dark green); CC5 gold leaf (green-yellow); CC6 red feather (burnt orange); CC7 barn red (deep red); CC8 jam (purple), 1 skein each.
21” (53 cm) circumference (unstretched), 9” (23 cm) height.
Size A: (for hat body): Size US 4 (3.5 mm): 16” (40 cm) circular needle and a set of doubled-pointed needles, or a long circular needle for magic loop per knitter preference.
Size B: (for ribbing): US 3 (3.25 mm): 16” (40 cm) circular needle or long needle for magic loop per knitters preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.