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.
Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 110 yd [101 m]/1.76 oz [50 g]). 2 skeins. Shown in Cobblestone Heather.
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.
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.
Marker (m); cable needle; tapestry needle.
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).
Knitting in the round, cabling with a cable needle, increasing, decreasing. Stitches used: knit, purl, RT, C6B, k2tog, p2tog.