Crazy 8 Cable Set by Marilynn Blacketer
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Crazy 8 Cable Set

Knitting
January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 6 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette in the round
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 - 600 yards (183 - 549 m)
Adult, teen
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The Crazy 8 Cable Hat, Mitts, and Cowl Set works well in a wool blend. The cables are worked with 5 stitches held to back, and 3 knit from the left. The set is worked with rhythmic rib patterns, can be knit in a weekend or two, and makes a perfect gift or accessory. This may be considered an intermediate level pattern because knowledge of cable and stitch construction is helpful.

Finished sizes: Adult/ teen
Hat : flat 12”, stretches to 22” circumference, height 9.5”
Mitts: flat 6”, stretch to 10” circumference, height 10”
Cowl: flat 18”, stretches to 30” circumference, height 8.5”

Gauge: 5 stitches = 1” Adjust needle size to match gauge.

Materials:
Yarn: wool blend in worsted weight
Adult hat : 155 yards/ 2.5 oz;
Cowl: 200yards/ 3.5 oz
Mitts: 155yards/ 2.5 oz
Photo: Crazy 8 Set is knit in Plymouth Yarn Encore; 75% Acrylic, 25%Wool; color #1607 Fuchsia (pink)
Berroco Vintage; 50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon; color #5167 Dewberry (purple)

Needles: Size US#8, 16”, 24” (choice of 9”) circular needles, set size US#8 double pointed needles

Knit a cowl from a (200yard) skein. With two (200yard) skeins, knit an adult hat and two pair of mitts. You’ll need 3 skeins (600 yards) for the set.

The pattern pdf will print as 6 pages, you may want to print front & back.