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This fun and quirky little Hat is knit top down, using a spiral cable pattern. The brim features a warm and stretchy garter stitch band and practical and well fitting earflaps.

4 sizes are included, ranging from 3mths through to teenager/small adult.

Available as a single pattern or as part of the Playful Woolly Toppers collection.

Yarn A: 40 [51, 61, 75] yd/ 37 [47, 56, 68] m
Yarn B: 46 [57, 70, 85] yd/ 42 [52, 64, 72] m
31yd/29m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St Worsted weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4mm/UK8/US6 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in KnitPicks Wool of the Andes
[110yd/101m per 50g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 19in/48.25cm on model with 20in/51cm circumference head


20 sts x 28 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St.
20 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Garter St.

To fit sizes: 15 [17, 19, 21] in/ 38 [43.25, 48.25, 53.25] cm
Finished size: 13.75 [15.5, 17.5, 19.25] in/ 35 [39.5, 44.5, 49]

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, I-cords, cables

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorial for Cabling without a needle


Published December 2011

PDF file size: 2.9MB

Product code: WW178KAlfur

Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray