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Casey Slouch Beanie (Adult size) Pattern & Tutorial

Updated: Apr 19, 2019

Today's pattern is for the Hat not Hate cause! Lion Brand Yarn Company is launching Hat Not Hate to rally consumers to knit or crochet blue hats, share them on social media with the hashtag #HatNotHate, and wear them proudly on World Bullying Prevention Day, October 1, 2018. In partnership with STOMP Out Bullying(TM), the leading national anti-bullying and cyber-bullying organization for kids and teens in the U.S. Lion Brand will be donating 2% of the proceeds of blue yarn sales to this cause.

As a mom, you worry about a lot of things when it comes to your kids. You teach them kindness, respect, compassion, etc. One of the things I worry about is bullying. It breaks my heart that 1 in 4 teens are bullied and that HALF of teen suicides are due to bullying....

Think about that for a moment... it could be your child, your sister, your brother, or your best friend... so I will be wearing my blue hat on October 1st! I hope that you will knit this one (or knit/crochet any other blue beanie) and wear your beanie too!

This free pattern is for the Casey Slouch in the Adult size.

Please visit any of my shops if you would like to purchase the ad-free PDF pattern in a convenient tri-fold format for on-the-go Knitting. PDF Pattern comes in sizes Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult).


  • Super Bulky Weight Yarn | Lion Brand's Wool ease Thick & Quick (River Run)

  • US 13/9mm 16" Circular Knitting Needles

  • US 15/10mm 16" Circular Knitting Needles

  • US 15/10mm Double Pointed Needles

  • Tape Measure

  • Tapestry Needle

  • Stitch Marker | Make your own here!

  • Scissor

  • Pom Pom Maker




  • co – Cast on

  • k – Knit

  • p – Purl

  • st(s) – Stitch(es)

  • rep – Repeat

  • ssk – Slip, Slip, Knit

  • DPNs – Double Pointed Needles

  • M1 – Make one (increase) – With right needle, pick up horizontal bar between 2 sts and place it on left needle. Knit st in the back loop.

Gauge: 10 Stitches x 12 Rounds = 4inches

Dimensions: Adult Size

Circumference 21-23”

Height without pom pom 11”

Height with pom pom 14"

Special Stitches

LT – Left Twist: Knit second st in back loop, do not slide sts off needle. Knit first st through back loop and slide all sts of needle.


BRIM | 9mm Needles

Co 42 sts

Add stitch marker and join, careful not to twist sts.

k1, p1 around for 7 rounds.

BEANIE | 10mm Needles

Round 1: *p1, k5. Rep from * around.

Round 2: *p1, LT, k3. Rep from * around.

Round 3: *p1, k5. Rep from * around.

Round 4: *p1, k1, LT, k2. Rep from * around.

Round 5: *p1, k5. Rep from * around.

Round 6: *p1, k2, LT, k1. Rep from * around.

Round 7: *p1, k5. Rep from * around.

Round 8: *p1, k3, LT. Rep from * around

Repeat Rounds 1 - 8 two more times. Your beanie should measure approx. 9” from bottom of brim.

Decrease Rounds - Switch to DPNs when sts are too tight or use the Magic Loop Method.

Round 1: *p1, ssk, k3. Rep from * around.

Round 2: *p1, ssk, k2. Rep from * around.

Round 3: *p1, ssk, k1. Rep from * around.

Round 4: *p1, ssk. Rep from * around.

Cut yarn leaving tail and weave through remaining sts as if to knit and cinch. Secure and weave in ends.


Fasten off and weave in ends on the inside of beanie.

Add a Pom Pom if you like!


Casey Slouch Adult size Beanie

Video Tutorial



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