Cabled Slouch Hat & Cowl by Kim Haesemeyer
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Cabled Slouch Hat & Cowl

Knitting
October 2011
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 18 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with larger needles
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
198 - 683 yards (181 - 625 m)
Slouch: average woman, Cowl/Scarf: One size

Featured at Vogue Knitting Live Fall 2011.

This great cable set from Premier is a perfect quick knit with a surprisingly lightweight bulky yarn, Serenity Chunky Sequins. The bit of bling add sparkle without being overpowering.

The slouch is worked in the round and the cowl is worked flat. Stitches are slipped at each edge of the cowl for a smooth edge. Buttons on one end allow it to be buttoned for a cowl or unbuttoned to be worn as a scarf. It is long enough to be wrapped twice.

Yardage
Slouch: 198 yards (3 balls)
Scarf/Cowl: 485 yards (6 balls)
Total: 683 yards (If working both, then 8 balls total.)

Scarf/Cowl: (4) 2” buttons
Buttons pictured are wood slice buttons from One World Button Supply Company

Needles, Slouch: 16” and 24” circular knitting needles, set of double pointed needles, size 11 (8 mm) or size needed for gauge. 16” size 9 (5.5 mm) for bottom ribbing

Needles, Scarf/Cowl: Straight knitting needles, size 11 (8 mm) or size needed for gauge

Check out my blog with info on the pattern as well.

Pattern in Knit n’Style Magazine also includes machine knitting instructions.