Cable Hat

Cable Hat

125 to 150 yards, Sport Yarn 14 wraps per inch

Picture shown with block center

Gauge 10 st = 2 inch and 18 row = 3 inch

K   knit                        p   purl                        st   stitch         c2b   cable 2 back    c2f   cable 2 front

 

On size 6 circular needle (or double pointed), cast on 96 st. Join.  Mark.

 

Ribbing

K1, p1 around.  Rib for 4 to 5 inches depending on how big of cuff you want.

 

Pattern

Row 1: *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*  4 x 4 Blocks

Pattern 2: k1, p1, 8 times*  Seed Stitch

Pattern 3: p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2*  2 x 2 blocks

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 2: *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*

Pattern 2: p1, k1, 8 times*

Pattern 3: p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 3: *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*  Blocks

Pattern 2: k1, p1, 8 times*

Pattern 3: k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 4: *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*

Pattern 2: p1, k1, 8 times*

Pattern 3: k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 5: *k1, p2, c2b, p2, c2f, p2, k1,

Pattern 1: k4, p4, k4, p4*

Pattern 2: k1, p1, 8 times*

Pattern 3: p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times

Row 6:  *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: k4, p4, k4, p4*  Blocks

Pattern 2: p1, k1, 8 times*  Seed Stitch

Pattern 3: p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 7: *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: k4, p4, k4, p4*  Blocks

Pattern 2:  k1, p1, 8 times*  Seed Stitch

Pattern 3: k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 8: *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: k4, p4, k4, p4*  Blocks

Pattern 2: p1, k1, 8 times*  Seed Stitch

Pattern 3: k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 9: *k1, p2, c2b, p2, c2f, p2, k1,

Pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*

Pattern 2: k1, p1, 8 times*

Pattern 3: p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times

Row 10:  *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*  Blocks

Pattern 2: p1, k1, 8 times*  Seed Stitch

Pattern 3: p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 11: *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*  Blocks

Pattern 2:  k1, p1, 8 times*  Seed Stitch

Pattern 3: k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 12:  *k1, p2, k4, p2, k4, p2, k1,

next 16 st –    pattern 1: p4, k4, p4, k4*  Blocks

Pattern 2: p1, k1, 8 times*  Seed Stitch

Pattern 3: k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2, k2, p2*

Repeat from * 2 times.

Row 13 – 28: Repeat rows 5-12 twice

If you want to body of hat longer, repeat in pattern for 4 or 8 more rows.

 

Crown:

Row 1: *Knit 2tog* repeat to end of row

Row 2 & 4: Knit.

Row 3: *k2tog* repeat to end of row

Row 5 *k2tog* repeat to last st, k1.

Run yarn through all stitches and tie off.

 

Block.

 

© 2011 by Barbara Keller