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Knit Ellington Slouch Beanie FREE Pattern

Updated: Apr 30, 2023

Hi Friends! The Ellington Slouch Beanie is finally live!!! This uses 4 different colors and can be a good start to practice your stranded knitting. A video tutorial is provided below and in the pattern.

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GAUGE | Stockinette in US15/10mm 4” = 9 Stitches | 13 Rows/Rounds


Super Bulky #6 (40-110 yards)


NEEDLES | Knitter's Pride Mindful - US 13/9mm BRIM – 16” Circular Needles US 15/10mm BODY – 16” Circular Needles US 15/10mm Double Pointed Needles




co – Cast on

st(s) – Stitch(es)

k – Knit

ktbl – Knit through back loop

p – Purl

yo – Yarn over

rep – Repeat

rem – Remaining

k2tog – Knit 2 sts together

dpn – Double Pointed Needles

kfb Knit front and back: knit the next stitch through front loop, do not slip off, knit the same stitch through the back loop.

LEVEL – Intermediate

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This is just a standard head sizing chart provided for your convenience. This is not the finished beanie size. Sizes may differ due to knitter’s tension and type of yarn used.

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Instructions | In US Terms

Sizes: Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult, Lg Adult)

BRIM | US13/9mm Needles

With Color A, co 36 (38, 40, 42, 44), join round careful not to twist sts. Add stitch marker to mark the beg.

Rounds 1- 5 (6, 7, 7, 8): *k1tbl, p1. Rep from * around.

BODY | US15/10mm Needles

Set up Round

Baby: k all sts. (36 sts)

Toddler: [k28, kfb] twice. (40 sts)

Child: k all sts. (40 sts)

Adult: [k20, kfb] twice. (44 sts)

Large Adult: k all sts. (44 sts)

Round 1: *k2 (A), p1 (B), k1 (A). Rep from *.

Round 2: *k1 (A), p3 (B). Rep from *.

Round 3: *k1 (A), p1 (B), k1 (A), p1 (B). Rep from *.

Round 4: *k1 (B), p1 (B), k1 (C), p1 (B). Rep from *.

Round 5: *p1 (B), k3 (C). Rep from *.

Round 6: *k2 (C), k1 (D), k1 (C). Rep from *.

Round 7: *p1 (B), k3 (C). Rep from *.

Round 8: *p2 (B), k1 (C), p1 (B). Rep from *.

Round 9: *k1 (A), p1 (B), k1 (A), p1 (B). Rep from *.

Round 10: *k1 (A), p3 (B). Rep from *.

Round 11: *k2 (A), p1 (B), k1 (A). Rep from *.

Round 12 (A): k all sts.

Rep rounds 1-12 until beanie measures 1-2” above the height measurement (see chart above). Measure from the bottom of brim up. Examples: For a 9-year-old, stop at 10” for a 2” slouch beanie. Adjust slouch as desired. ircular needles or

Decrease Rounds | Switch to dpns when stitches are too tight on circular needles or try the Modified Magic Loop!

Round 1: *k4, k2tog. Rep from *. k rem sts.

Round 2: *k3, k2tog. Rep from *. k rem sts.

Round 3: *k2, k2tog. Rep from *. k rem sts.

Round 4: *k1, k2tog. Rep from *. k rem sts.

Rep Round 4 if needed

FINISHING Cut yarn leaving a long tail. Using a tapestry needle, weave through remaining stitches as if to knit and pull tight. Secure and weave in all ends.

Pom Pom

Using an extra-large pom pom maker (or desired size), make pom pom by wrapping yarn around pom maker until full or as thick as you’d like and attach to beanie.

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