Braided Cables Hat by Christy Hills

Braided Cables Hat

Knitting
January 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch with larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
60 - 117 yards (55 - 107 m)
0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-36 months
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Skill: Intermediate, Cables, Knit in the round.

Size: (0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-36 months)

Actual Head Circumference: (13-14, 14.5-17, 17.5-19) in

Finished Hat Circumference: Approx. (12.5, 15, 16) in

Finished Hat Height: Approx. (5, 6, 6.5, 7.1) in

Matching Sweater Pattern is HERE.

Gauge: 22 sts x 30 rows = 4” x 4” in Stocking sts with US#6 (4 mm) (You can also use any yarn or a needle size that gives you the right gauge.)

Needles I used: Sets of US#4 (3.5 mm) & US#6 (4 mm) Double Pointed Needles, Yarn needle.

Yarn: Category 4 medium worsted weight yarn: Total approx. (60, 93, 117) yds

Yarn I used in Pictures: Caron Simply Soft Sunshine 9755

Stitches I used:
K = Knit
P = Purl
SSK = Slip-Slip-Knit
K2tog = Knit-two-together
P2tog = Purl-two-together
Kfb = Knit the front of a stitch, then knit the back of the same stitch
Pfb = Purl the front of a stitch, then purl the back of the same stitch
C4F = Put 2 stitches on your cable needle and hold in front of your work, knit the next 2 stitches and then knit 2 stitches from your cable needle
C4B = Put 2 stitches on your cable needle and hold in back of your work, knit the next 2 stitches and then knit 2 stitches from your cable needle
C6F = Put 3 stitches on your cable needle and hold in front of your work, knit the next 3 stitches and then knit 3 stitches from your cable needle
C6B = Put 3 stitches on your cable needle and hold in back of your work, knit the next 3 stitches and then knit 3 stitches from your cable needle

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