Hoxton Luxe Hat

By Suzie Blackman

A modern beanie for adults and children. An everyday luxury in softest baby Alpaca with a cosy, folded brim - it's easy-to-wear and equally perfect for snow bunnies and urban explorers.

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Published 28 January 2016
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Hoxton Luxe is a refined and upgraded version of our free beginner pattern, Hoxton Basic. Refinements include elegant crown shaping, a folded brim, four child and adult size options and seamless construction.

Hoxton Luxe: Adult S-M, Marshmallow Cloud Alpaca Chunky in 'Natural' & 'Baby Cakes' (left); Child 'Natural' & 'Vapour' (right)

Hoxton Luxe: Adult S-M, Marshmallow Cloud Alpaca Chunky in ‘Natural’ & ‘Baby Cakes’ (left); Child ‘Natural’ & ‘Vapour’ (right)

Hoxton Luxe in Marshmallow Cloud Alpaca Chunky (colours left to right) 'Turquoise', 'Baby Cakes', 'Vapour', 'Rebel Rebel'

Hoxton Luxe in Marshmallow Cloud Alpaca Chunky (colours left to right) ‘Turquoise’, ‘Baby Cakes’, ‘Vapour’, ‘Rebel Rebel’

Pattern information

Skill level

Easy – this projects is knitted in the round on either circular or double-pointed needles. It uses knit and purl stitches and simple decreases. If you’re a very new knitter, we recommend you try Hoxton Basic.

Sizing

Approx. age/size Toddler Child Adult S/M Adult M/L
To fit head circumference up to (cm) 48 52 56 60
To fit head circumference up to (inches) 19 20½ 22 23½
Sizes Adult S-M, Toddler in It's a Stitch Up Marshmallow Cloud 'Natural' and 'Baby Cakes'

Sizes Adult S-M, Toddler in It’s a Stitch Up Marshmallow Cloud ‘Natural’ and ‘Baby Cakes’

Yarn

Baby Alpaca has a unique drape, warmth and buttery-soft feel. Choose ice-cream colours, or contrast brights with neutrals.

Suggested yarn

It’s a Stitch Up Marshmallow Cloud Baby Alpaca Chunky – Hand-dyed 100% Baby Alpaca, 100m/109 yards per 100g skein

  • Main colour (brim): 45 (58, 72, 89)m/49 (64, 79, 97) yards (excluding pompom)
  • Contrast colour (crown): 28 (35, 45, 50)m/31 (38, 50, 55) yards
Alternative yarns

All 100% Baby Alpaca, 100m/109 yards per 100g skein

Needles

Pompom

The hat can be topped off with either a home made or a purchased pompom.

For child sizes: 8.5cm/3½ inch pompom (Clover size L pompom maker) using approx. 10m/11 yards yarn in main colour.
For adult sizes: 11.5cm/4½ inch pompom (Clover size XL pompom maker) using approx. 25m/27 yards yarn in main colour.
Purchased pompoms: We love Rico’s faux fur pompoms, available in a multitude of colours; or Toft’s ethical fur pompoms, made from the pelts of young Alpacas that have died of natural causes.

Tension/gauge

16 stitches and 22 rows over 10cm/4 inches in stocking/stockinette stitch on 6mm needles


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