Carr Hat

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Cabled Beanie or Watch Cap

Designer: Sarah Solomon 

CONSTRUCTION OVERVIEW

Carr features a simple but effective cable pattern, easy to memorize but full of impact in the finished piece. The hat is worked from hem to crown in the round and can be made as either a fitted beanie with a short brim or a watch-cap with a deep rolled brim. Instructions are both written and charted making this pattern ideal for knitters who are new to working cables.

SIZES

One Size

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Brim Circumference: 19" / 48.5 cm

Total Length when worn (with watch-cap brim folded): 8 ½" / 21.5 cm

YARN

Harrisville Nightshades/Daylights (DK weight) 85% Cormo Wool; 15% wool

250 yards per 100 g skein

Beanie sample shown in Nightshades color Street Light

Watch cap sample shown in Daylights color 8:26

Beanie: 1 skein or 160 yards of DK weight yarn

Watch Cap: 1 skein or 200 yards of DK weight yarn

NEEDLES

Main Fabric Needle: US 6 [4.00 mm]: 16" circular and dpns or 32" for working magic loop

Ribbing Needle: US 4 [3.5 mm]: 16" circular

Adjust your needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

GAUGE

24 sts and 28 rnds = 4" / 10 cm in cable pattern on Main Fabric Needle, after wet-blocking

TECHNIQUES USED

Knitting in the round

Chart reading (optional)

Cabling