Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Another Knit Hat...Cables and Double Pointed Needles!

Flex your cabling muscle again, with this easy to knit basic rolled brim hat!SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 19 1/2 in. (50 cm), Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

• 640-099 Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Fisherman1 Ball
• Stitch Markers
• Large-Eye Blunt Needles

• Additional Materials
double pointed knitting needles size 13 (9 mm), set of 5
9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR
GAUGE. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in
the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. If it takes you less
stitches and rows to make a 4 in. [10 cm] square, try using a smaller size hook or needles;
if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Twist Cable (worked over 4 sts)
Rnd 1: P1, k2, p1.
Rnd 2: P1, k 2nd st on left needle through back loop (tbl), do not sl from needle, k first st on left
needle, sl both sts from needle, p1.
Rnds 3 and 4: Rep Rnd 1.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Twist Cable pattern.
sk2p - Slip 1 st as if to knit, knit 2 sts together, pass slipped stitch over – 2 sts decreased.
Cast on 44 sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles. Place marker for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist sts by knitting the first st on left needle.
Work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures about 2 in. (5 cm) from beg.
Rnd 1: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 1 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 2: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 2 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 3: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 3 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 4: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 4 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnds 5-12: Rep Rnds 1-4.
Shape Crown
Rnd 13 (Dec Rnd): *K1tbl, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around – 36 sts.
Rnd 14: *K1tbl, k3, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around.
Rnd 15 (Dec Rnd): *K1tbl, sk2p, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around – 28 sts.
Rnd 16: *K1tbl, k1, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around.
Rnd 17 (Dec Rnd): *Sk2p, k4; rep from * around – 20 sts.
Rnd 18: Knit.
Rnd 19 (Dec Rnd): (K2tog) around – 10 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through sts of last row and pull to gather. Knot tightly to secure.

Weave in ends.

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