Cables & Twists Hat

4.50 USD  

This stylish cabled hat looks like it came straight from the fall fashion runways. Designed with cable and twist stitches for texture in the main body and a folded ribbed brim, this hat is sure to please even the most stylish fashionista. Cables & Twists is worked in the round from the bottom up.

 

Yarn

Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 110 yd [101 m]/1.76 oz [50 g]). 2 skeins.  Shown in Cobblestone Heather.

Needles

US size 6 [4.0 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needle.
US size 8 [5.0 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needle.
US size 8 [5.0 mm] double-pointed needles (dpns).
Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain gauge.

Gauge

24 sts and 30 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in 2 x 2 rib worked in the rnd with smaller needle after blocking.
24 sts and 26 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in cable pattern worked in the rnd with larger needle after blocking.

Notions

Marker (m); cable needle; tapestry needle.

Finished Size

One size: Fits approximate head circumference of 21 – 24 inches (53 – 61 cm). Finished circumference of body of hat at widest point = 15 inches (38 cm). Finished circumference of unfolded brim is 14 inches (36 cm). Finished length of hat is 12 inches (31 cm).

Required Skills

Knitting in the round, cabling with a cable needle, increasing, decreasing. Stitches used: knit, purl, RT, C6B, k2tog, p2tog.