Easy cables flow from the simple ribbed brim, running the length of the hat and neatly into the crown. Instructions are included for working in the round and to knit flat and then seam. The cables are charted and full written instructions are also provided. Wear with a little slouch or the brim folded up for a snugger, cosier fit. Pompom optional!
The Fibre Co. Road to China Light (65% baby alpaca, 15% silk, 10% camel, 10% cashmere, 145 m (159 yd) per 50 g hank) in Grey Pearl with the pompom in Red Jasper– 2 hanks.
The first time you knit a cable, make it a meditative one. Easy cables flow from the simple ribbed brim, running the length of the hat and neatly into the crown. Instructions are included for those of you ready to work in the round and for those who prefer to work flat and then seam. The cables are charted and full written instructions are also provided. Wear with a little slouch or the brim folded up for a snugger, cosier fit. Whether you choose to add a pompom or not is your call.
SIZES AND MEASUREMENTS:
Circumference (when slightly stretched): 50 cm (19.75 in)
Length (not including 4 cm (1.75 in) turnback): 19 cm (7.5 in)
30 sts and 34 rnds / rows to 10 cm (4 in) measured over cable and rib patt using 3.25mm (US 3) needles.
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS REQUIRED:
For version worked in the round:
- 3.75mm (US 5) 40 cm (16 in) circular needle (or size to obtain gauge)
- 1 set of five 3.25mm (US 3) double-pointed needles or your preferred small circumference knitting needles
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