Braided Beanie by Marie Segares
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Braided Beanie

Knitting
October 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in 19 sts x 16 rows in pattern (excluding cable) using larger needles = 4” (10 cm). For best fit, always check your gauge.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
182 - 225 yards (166 - 206 m)
Adult Small: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height.
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Errata available: Rnd 12 has been corrected.

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.

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Skills Used
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)

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Size
Adult Small: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height.

Materials
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.

Cable needle.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
19 sts x 16 rows in pattern (excluding cable) using larger needles = 4” (10 cm). For best fit, always check your gauge.

This pattern was originally published in September, 2014 in the Holiday Knitting 2014 issue of Love of Knitting.