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Rebecca's Slouch - knit in Elysian

In December, my Pilates instructor Rebecca came into the studio wearing a hat - it was both cute and simple.  She was kind enough to let me take a picture of it.  Meanwhile, I had been wanting to make a hat in our new yarn Elysian - a superwash Merino - acrylic blend with a springy twist and it was a good pairing.  I had figured it would be reverse stockinette and double mock rib in bands.

Gauge & Measurements:
- 6 sts = 1" in 1x1 rib on smaller needles

- Band approximately 17" unstretched

- Hat approximately 9" long (from edge of band)
Materials:
- 1 skein Elysian - (60% Superwash Merino Wool/ 40% Acrylic - 219 yds/100 g) - shown in 12 - Twilight Purple

- US 6 - 16" Circular Needle

- US 8 - 16" Circular Needle

- US 8 DPNs

- Stitch Marker

- Yarn Needle
Abbreviations:
- K - Knit

- P - Purl

- sl1 wyib - Slip 1 with yarn in back

- Kfb - Knit into the front and back of a stitch (Increase 1)

- P2tog - Purl 2 together

Cast on 100 stitches with the smaller (US 6) needle.
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