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Cable Hat Trilogy

Knitting
December 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches in ribbing
US 10 - 6.0 mm
160 - 180 yards (146 - 165 m)
One size fits most adults
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These three hats are quick knits using worsted yarn doubled (two strands held together). It makes for a fast gift and the variety of yarns available can greatly change your final look!

You could substitute a chunky yarn for the doubled worsted if you desire.

Each of these three hats has a different feel. The first is an interlocking cable repeated around the hat, the second has one motif (great for guys and also great for needle felting or embroidering a monogram or other design) and the third is an overall tiny cable repeat which reads like a honeycomb texture.

I used a heather yarn which shows the cables really well, but using a striping yarn creates a lovely effect; the slower the stripe, the more pronounced the cable will appear.

This is a great opportunity to try various kinds of simple cables, and you can use your favorite cable method on them, or try out a new method!

Enjoy!