This stretchy hat with distinctive cables will keep your head cozy.
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 the full pattern in one printable file without advertisements.
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, bind off
Decreasing (k2tog, p2tog)
Knitting in the round
Special stitches: C8B and C6F (with written explanation in pattern)
Adult: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 9” (23 cm) length.
Mountain Meadow Wool Alpine yarn (100% Merino Targhee wool, 3.5 oz/100 g/260 yd/238 m) – 1 skein in Dove, or approximately 240 yd (219.5 m) in any light weight yarn.
US Size 6/4 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 5/3.75 mm 16” (40.5 cm) circular knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.
Cable needle or double pointed needle.
24 sts x 33 rows in cable pattern with larger needles = 4” (10 cm) pinned flat but unblocked. For best fit, always check your gauge.