Cove Hat Knitting Pattern
A slouchy beanie hat
“The words ‘oversized’ and ‘slouchy’ best describe this cosy beanie hat. A giant horseshoe cable wraps around the head on a ground of textured moss stitch.”
- Jo Storie
This is a downloadable PDF pattern. You can also purchase this as a printed leaflet.
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work in basic moss and cable stitch.
Yarn Type: Shown in Rowan Purelife 100% British wool but you could use my BareFaced Chunky
Yarn Shade: Shown in Steel Grey Suffolk
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit:
One Size - to fit an average adult head
Knitted measurements approx:
Circumference 54cm / 21½ in
Height 32cm / 12½in
You'll need approx:
One pair of 7mm (US 10½) straight needles
A cable needle and a tapestry needle for sewing.
250m/274yards of BareFaced Chunky yarn = 3 skeins
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
13 sts x 22 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) over moss st patt using 7mm (US 10½) needles.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.