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Cable Braid

Folk Hats
Knitting
January 2005
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in 2x2 rib worked in the round on larger needles, stretched
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
360 yards (329 m)
20" (51 cm) circumference (stretches to 23" (58.5 cm)) and 7" tall.

From the pattern: This hat is worked in the round from the brim / sides to the centre top. The cable braid is worked in three separate strips that are braided together, then sewn to the crown.

Needles:
Size 8 (5 mm) set of 4 or 5 double pointed needles, size 6 (4 mm) set of 4 or 5 double pointed needles.

Notions:

  • Marker
  • Tapestry needle
  • Long straight pins with coloured heads