Cresmont Hat by Kara McKinley
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Cresmont Hat

Knitting
October 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in body of hat pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
120 - 160 yards (110 - 146 m)
Teen/Small, (Medium, Large) Adult
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Construction: Cresmont uses slipped stitch cables to create a cabled hat that is relatively quick to work up with worsted weight yarn. The cables and twisted stitches are all worked over 3- or 2- stitches and are designed to be easily done without the use of a cable needle. The Cresmont pattern offers instructions for three sizes.

Skill level: Intermediate
Skills needed: Knitting in the round, basic cabling, twisting stitches, and decreasing.

Size: Teen/Small, (Medium, Large) Adult
Circumference: 16”, (17 ½”, 19”) unstretched (stretches to fit up to 22”, (23”, 24))
Height: 7 ½”, (8 ”, 9”)
Gauge: 24 sts and 30 rows per 4” in body pattern knit in the round OR 19 sts and 24 rows per 4” knit flat in stockinette stitch

Materials:

  • US 8 (5.0 mm) 16” circular and double-pointed needles, or size to obtain gauge
  • 120 (140, 160) yards worsted weight wool or wool blend yarn
  • Stitch Marker
  • Yarn needle
  • Scissors
  • Optional: cable needle