Cable Hat

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Cable Hat

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Beautiful all-over cabling creates an intricate look but is actually quite easy. A lovely hat that makes an excellent gift. 

Single Size
To fit average lady.
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The materials for this project cost $6.05

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Size:

  • Single Size

To fit average lady.

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Satin | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
$3.95

Bulky Cablestitch Holder

6-1/2" 1/Pkg
$2.10
The materials for this project cost $6.05

Abbreviations

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit average lady.

MATERIALS

Satin
Main Color (MC) () 1
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Cast on 78 sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows twice more, inc 12 sts evenly across last row. 90 sts.
Proceed in Shadow Cable Pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. *C4B. K4. Rep from * to last st. K1.
5th row: As 1st row.
7th row: K5. *C4F. K4. Rep from * to last 5 sts. C4F. K1.
8th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 8 rows twice more, then 1st to 4th rows once.
Shape top: 1st row: (RS). *K6. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 79 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: *K9. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 72 sts.
5th row: *K8. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 65 sts.
7th row: *K7. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 58 sts.
9th row: *K6. K2tog. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. 51 sts.
11th row: *K3. K2tog. Rep from * to last st. K1. 41 sts.
12th row: P1. *P2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 21 sts.
Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem sts and draw up firmly. Fasten securely. Sew back seam.