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"
In cable pattern: 1 repeat (19 sts x 20 rows = 3 ¼ “ x 2 3/8” (unblocked) = 3 ¾ ” x 2 ” (blocked)
19" (23") circumference, 8" (9") height. (after blocking)
Shown in S on 22.5" head
Skill Level Intermediate. Techniques used include reading charts, cables, twisted stitches, decreasing, and knitting in the round.
$4.50 .pdf download, 3 pages