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Chunky, intertwining cables and bobbles make for a pretty all-over design on this richly textured, slouchy hat.
This hat features an intricate trellis cable pattern with bobble clusters set against Reverse Stockinette stitch. A generous shape provides the right amount of slouchiness and warmth, and a ribbed band keeps the hat positioned nicely on your head.
It's knit from the bottom up entirely in the round on big needles. A fairly quick knit with interesting cable work. A fun hat to add to your winter wardrobe and show off your knitting skills. Great stash buster as well!
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Finished Knit Measurements: Approx 18" [45.5 cm] around ribbed edge, unstretched; approx. 21 ¼" [54 cm] around right above ribbed edge. 10 ½" [26.5 cm] total height.
Yarn Used: Knit Picks Swish Bulky (100% Superwash Merino Wool); 3.5 oz/100 g [137 yds/125 m] per hank): 2 hanks in Seraphin #25128.
Pattern Gauge: Approx 24 sts = 4 ¼" [11 cm] and 20 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in Trellis Cable stitch patt.
Yarn Label Gauge and Information: A bulky weight yarn with a gauge of 3 - 3.75 sts = 1" on US size 10 - 11 needles.
Total Yardage Required: 208 yds [190 m].
Some suggested yarn substitutes to try:
Misti Alpaca Chunky
Cascade 128 Superwash
Misti Alpaca Tonos Chunky
Karabella Yarns Aurora 8
Berroco Vintage™ Chunky
Mirasol Yarn Sulka
Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Bulky
If you have a yarn substitute to suggest for this project, email us!
Knitting Needles Used: Size 10 ½ [6.5 mm]: 1 set of 4 or 5 double-pointed needles (DPNs) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE; Optional (you can just use DPNs throughout, if you prefer): Size 10 ½ [6.5 mm]: 16" circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
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