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Chalet Cap

Knitting
October 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
150 - 180 yards (137 - 165 m)
To fit head 20-21 ins (22-23 ins) around
This pattern is available for $5.00.

This pattern is currently on hiatus and awaiting a re-format. If you’d like to knit it and are impatient, please let me know and I’ll try to get it into the rotation asap! Many thanks.

This is a warm cabled hat pattern to carry you through the cooler months in classic style! The Chalet Cap is an ideal project to practice some basic yet fabulous twisted-stitch travelling cable patterns on a small, cozy canvas.

It is also a fantastic project for a single skein of worsted weight wool in your preferred colour. Sample shown in Cascade 220 worsted.

Pattern also includes instructions for working cables without a cable needle!

Thank you to Lisa Huzel for modeling, and Maureen Hannon for technical editing.

MATERIALS
• Cascade 220 or Cascade 220 Heathers 100% highland wool, 220yards/201m per 100g skein, 1 skein (sample shown in #7803, magenta)
OR your preferred worsted weight wool yarn

• 5.0mm/US 8 16” circular needle
• 4.0mm/US 6 16” circular needle
• 5.0mm/US 8 set of 4-5 double-pointed needles, OR long circular if Magic Loop is preferred
• Stitch marker
• Tapestry needle
• Cable needle (if working cables with cable needle)

SIZING
• S(L) to fit head circumference 20-21(22-23) ins around.
• Finished hat measures 7(8) ins in length from top to bottom, unstretched.

GAUGE
• 16 sts/24 rows 4 ins on stockinette over 5.0mm needles
• If in doubt, take time to save time and work a small gauge swatch in the round

1 repeat of Main Chart measures 3.5 ins across, 1.5 ins high, on 5.0mm/US8 needles

SKILLS
To execute this pattern, knitters will be required to:
• Work in the round
• Work ktbl and purl sts
• Work cable twists, with or without a cable needle
• Work increases and decreases