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Cabled Hat

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Cabled Hat

Designed by Karen Whooley of www.krwknitwear.com

This knitted hat stands out thanks to the Kreinik metallic Twist, a soft 3-ply metallic. Yes — it's a soft metallic thread! It dresses up any yarn and makes your project look more elegant.

Abbreviations:

CO – Cast On

K – Knit

P – Purl

P2tog – Purl 2 together

P3tog – Purl 3 together

RS – Right Side

Sl – Slip

WS – Wrong side


Finished Size:
18 inches circumference and 9 inches tall
Will fit a 20-22 inch circumference head.


Materials:

  • Tahki Yarns Mesa (100% Superwash Merino; 50g=98yards) in Color # 07 Sunset – 2 Skeins
  • Kreinik Twist (65% Cupro / 35% Polyester; 250yds) in Color #031 Berry – 1 Cone
  • One 16 inch Size 9 (5.5 mm) Circular Knitting Needle or size needed for gauge
  • Stitch Marker
  • Cable Needle
  • Yarn needle
  • 3 Inch Pom-Pom Maker


Gauge:

28 st in pattern and 36 rows = 4 inches


Pattern Notes:

  • Hat is worked holding one strand of yarn and one strand of Twist together through out.
  • You will be working in the round.



Directions:

CO 120 st. Use stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round.


Bottom ribbing:

Work k2, p2 rib for 1.5 inches.


Main body of hat:

Rnd 1: (K4, p9 p2tog) eight times. (112 total sts)

Rnds 2-3: (K4, p10) eight times

Rnd 4: (Sl next 2 st to cable needle and hold in back; k2, then k2 from cable needle, p10) 8 times.

Rnd 5-8: (k4, p10) eight times.

Repeat rnds 1-8 until hat measures 7.5 inches from cast on.


Shape Crown:

Rnd 1: (K4, p2tog,p6, p2tog) eight times.

Rnd 2: (K4, p8) eight times.

Rnd 3: (K4, p2tog, p4, p2tog) eight times.

Rnd 4: (Sl next 2 st to cable needle and hold in back; k2, then k2 from cable needle, p6) 8 times.

Rnd 5: (K4, p2tog, p2, p2tog) eight times.

Rnd 6: (K4, p4) eight times.

Rnd 7: (K4, p2tog, p2tog) eight times.

Rnd 8: (K4, p2) eight times.

Rnd 9: (K4, p2tog) eight times.

Finishing:

  1. Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to close. Knot to secure. Use the instructions that come with your pomp om maker to make a 3 inch pom-pom and sew to top of hat.
  2. Weave in all ends.


Printing Instructions:
To print the instructions for this project click on the link at the top of the page "Printable Version" and print the page using your web browser.  If you have trouble printing this page and would like us to send you a printed copy send a #10 SASE to: (name of design), PO Box, Parkersburg, WV 26102.

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