Farro Hat by Carina Spencer

Farro Hat

December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in blocked stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
90 - 190 yards (82 - 174 m)
14 (16, 18, 20, 22)"
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Cloche style hat with a slipped stitch cable pattern and options for two brim styles. The more feminine split brim is shown, but instructions for a joined brim result in a more gender neutral style.

Check out my Farro Cuffs pattern for a coordinating set. Purchase both the Farro Hat & Cuffs patterns and receive a $2 discount! No code needed and purchases do not have to be made at the same time, the discount will be automatically applied any time the second pattern in the set is purchased.


Pattern is written for 5 sizes to accommodate kids and adults. Directions are given for Infant size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses as follows: Infant (Toddler, Child, Adult S/M, Adult L/XL). Sample shown is Adult S/M on a 21½” head.

CIRCUMFERENCE: 14 (16, 18, 20, 22)”
DEPTH: 5¾ ( 6¾, 7¾, 8¾, 9½)”

cast on
knitting in the round
basic cable techniques – see also SPECIAL STITCHES
increase (kfb, pfb)
decrease (K2tog)

YARN: Approximately 90 (115, 145, 170, 190) yards of worsted weight yarn. Samples were knit with Dream in Color Classy in Amber Glass (100% Merino 250 yards/113 grams per skein).

NEEDLES: dpns, and 12” or 16” circular needle in US sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm) OR size required to obtain gauge and two sizes smaller. Cable needle.

NOTIONS: 1 button of any size (for split brim option), a darning needle for weaving in ends.