A cabled and twisted hat, with decreases that form a star pattern on the crown, this hat is a great project for wooly natural yarns, and is knit at a tight gauge to yield a warm, sturdy fabric. Pattern is charted, with written instructions on more complex rounds. This hat is designed to fit snugly on a 21-23" head, and almost cover your ears.
140 yds (65g) worsted weight (shown in Green Mountain Spinnery Maine Organic)
set of double-pointed needles, size US 5 or size needed to obtain gauge
stockinette stitch:22 sts and 32 rows = 4"
average women's, snug fit. Finished hat (after blocking) 20" circumference, 8" height. Shown on 22.5" head
Skill Level Intermediate. Techniques used include reading charts, cables, twisted stitches, decreasing, and knitting in the round.
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