Slouch hats are easy, quick, and fun to make and these urban slouch hats are no different. You can make them in fun colors or subdued earthy tones. But whether you make them for yourself, or give them as gifts, they’re super popular. Check out this new Urban Slouch pattern book by Leisure Arts.
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Publisher: Leisure Arts
Author: Kristi Simpson
Number of Pages: 32 pages
Number of Projects: 10 patterns
Types of Projects: Slouch hats
Difficulty Ratings: All patterns are rated “easy”
Yarn Used: #4 worsted weight yarn
First Impression: Slouch hats are super popular, and these would make great Christmas gifts.
My Favorite Patterns: I had to go with “Intrigue” as my favorite. I love neutral colors.
Urban Slouch Hats
Hats are one of y favorite accessories to make. They’re quick and easy to make – ok, not always easy! But the hats in this book/leaflet are all rated easy! Urban slouch hats will fill that need for instant gratification and you’ll be able to wear something fashionable that will turn heads.
Kristi’s patterns are always super popular and fun to make. As always check your gauge so that you don’t have to rip it out if your project is coming out the wrong size.
While all the pattern are rated easy, that doesn’t mean they’re boring. There are so many ways to customize your crochet. There is a help section with general information such as gauge, terms, and abbreviations.
Bonus: Every single pattern includes multiple links that will take you to online video tutorials for basic stitches, special stitches used, and techniques you may need help with. I believe this is an invaluable tool for those who are visual learners.
While all the hats have an urban slouch look, there are plenty of styles to choose from and you can customize with your own color(s). I’ve only shown you a few of my favorites but you can head over to the Leisure Art’s website and see the rest of the projects. Come back and tell me which one is your favorite.
*Disclaimer* – This book was provided to me for a review, but all opinions are strictly my own. Read More