Cabled Cap

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This cap is a quick knit and ideal for beginning knitters who wish to complete a stylish Hat whilst learning about cables and different increase and decrease methods at the same time.

This tam is knit top-down and in the round, and is provided in 5 sizes.

147 [157, 164, 185, 196] yd/134 [144, 151, 170, 180] m
26yd/24m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Aran weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 4.5mm/UK7/US7 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Cable needle
Tapestry needle

Sample details
Shown in Crystal Palace Fjord Solid [91yd/83m per 50g; 100% Wool]

Shown in size 23in/58.5cm on model with 22in/56cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Malabrigo Merino Worsted [216yd/198m per 100g; 100% Merino]

Zitron Nimbus Aran [109yd/100m per 50g; 100% Organic Merino]

Rowan Creative Focus Worsted [220yd/201m per 100g; 75% Wool, 25% Alpaca]

18 sts x 26 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over St.St.

To fit sizes: 20 [21, 22, 23, 25] in/ 50.75 [53.25, 55.75, 58.5, 63.5] cm
Finished size: 17.75 [18.75, 20, 21, 22.25] in/ 45.25 [47.5, 50.75, 53.25, 56.5] cm

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

Pattern contents
Written instructions; illustrated tutorials for Cabling without a needle & I-cords


Published August 2006

PDF file size: 3.2MB

Product code: WW023KCabledCap

Technical editor: Tana Pageler