This hat is great on its own or as a complement to the Fashion Forward Cowl. It’s relaxed, slouchy styling fits with any outfit. The ribbing plus the honeycomb cable pattern are warm on a cold winter day. It is worked in the round from the bottom up and the minimal crown decreasing flows organically from the honeycomb body. This hat is worked in the round in one piece. Pattern includes notes, a list of abbreviations, and the stitch pattern is both written and charted. Pattern also includes a photo tutorial for the Left Lifted Increase (LLI).
Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Aran (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 150 yd [137.5 m]/3.5 oz [100 g]). 1 skein. Shown in Feather Grey – #875 (MC).
Cascade Yarns Eco Cloud (70% undyed merino wool, 30% undyed baby alpaca; 164 yd [150 m]/3.5 oz [100 g]). 1 skein, or approx 65 yds. Shown in Charcoal – #1810 (CC).
US size 8 [5.0 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needle.
US size 10.5 [6.5 mm] 16” [40 cm] circular needle.
US size 10.5 [6.5 mm] double-pointed needles (dpns).
Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain gauge.
23 sts and 20 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in honeycomb stitch pattern worked in the rnd after blocking.
Marker; cable needle; tapestry needle; pom pom maker (optional).
One size: Fits approximate head circumference of 21 – 24 inches (53 – 61 cm). Finished circumference of body of hat at widest point = 17.5 inches (45 cm). Finished circumference of brim = 16 inches (41 cm). Finished length of hat (without pom pom) = 10 inches (25 cm).
Knitting in the round, cabling with a cable needle. Stitches used: k, p, LLI, C4F, C4B, ssk, k2tog.