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November 2012
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in over cable pattern on 5.5mm nds., approx. 15.5 sts and 23 rows to 10cm over st st on 5.5mm nds.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
5.5 mm (I)
118 - 188 yards (108 - 172 m)
47(50.5, 54)cm, 18Β½(20 21ΒΌ)” circumference to fit small (medium, large) adult head.
This pattern is available from truebritknits.com for Β£3.00.

A cabled hat that can go girly (with pompoms) or blokey (more of a ski-hat). A quick knit, no sewing (other than darning in ends) and beautifully soft and warm.

Where β€˜approx. amount used’ is specified these amounts include 10% β€˜wastage’, and are rounded up to the nearest gram / metre / yard.

Single colour Chapeau!:

1(2, 2) hanks, shown in Nightfall.

Approx. amount used: 98(114, 120)g

2 colour Chapeau! (not photographed on pattern):

1 hank each of 2 colours.

Approx. amounts used:

Col 1: 29(31, 33)g

Col 2: 66(83, 87)g

3 colour Chapeau!:

1 hank each of 3 colours, shown in Pine, Strathay and Rosewood.

Approx. amounts used (including pompoms):

Col 1 (Rosewood): 35(46, 49)g
Col 2 (Pine): 40(53, 57)g
Col 3 (Strathay): 35(46, 49)g

5.5mm crochet hook for pompom Chapeau!