Flappy Cabler by Woolly Wormhead

Flappy Cabler

October 2006
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
175 - 218 yards (160 - 199 m)
18, 20, 22 in / 45.75, 50.75, 56 cm

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This is a romantic, graceful Hat with long drapey ear-flaps and offset cables.

Pattern is worked top down, with two choices of crown included, and the ea-flaps are optional should you wish for a beanie with this stitch pattern. Shown in pixie crown version.

153 (180, 196) yd/139 (164, 178) m
22yd/20m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
Heavy Worsted weight, single ply yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 5mm/UK6/US8 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle
5mm crochet hook (optional)
32yd/20m co-ordinating yarn (optional)

Sample details
Shown in Lambs Pride Worsted (190yd/173m per 113g/4oz; 85% Wool, 15% Mohair)
Shown in size 20in/50.75cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

16 sts x 20 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over St.St.
16 sts x 22 rows to 4in/10cm on 5mm needles over cable patterns

To fit sizes: 18 (20, 22) in/45.75 (50.75, 56) cm
Finished size: 16.75 (18, 19.25) in/42.5 (45.75, 49) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, I-cords, increases & decreases, cables

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for I-cords & Cabling without a needle.

Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.

Published October 2006
PDF file size: 3.3MB
Product code: WW027KFlappyCabler
Technical editor: Tana Pageler