A single, braided cable adds visual appeal to this stretchy, unisex beanie. Wear the cable at the center or to the side for different looks.
This pattern is available for FREE on my blog here. The free version is supported by advertising on my website. The downloadable pdf for sale on Kollabora includes includes the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, slip stitch
Knitting in the round, small circumference knitting in the round
Decreasing with k2tog and p2tog
Special cable stitches: C8B and C8F (with written explanations in pattern)
Adult Small: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height.
Imperial Yarn Erin (100% wool, 4 oz/113 g/225 yd/206 m) – 1 skein in 328 Teal Shadow, or approximately 218 yd (199.5 m) in any medium weight yarn.
US Size 8/5 mm 40” (100 cm) circular knitting needles (or set of DPNs, for small circumference knitting in the round), or any size needed to obtain gauge.
US Size 7/4.5 mm 16” (40.5 cm) circular knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
3 stitch markers.
19 sts x 16 rows in pattern (excluding cable) using larger needles = 4” (10 cm). For best fit, always check your gauge.