Foraminifera Hat by Stephannie Tallent
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Foraminifera Hat

Knitting
October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 190 yards (137 - 174 m)
XS/S (M/L), shown in size M/L
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This fun cabled hat features a modified stitch pattern (#183) from The World of Chie Kose. The cabling is subtle, with areas that look like holes. It’s named after a class of shelled, mostly marine, protists.

Want to learn how to cable without a cable needle? You’ll get lots of practice with this hat.

Sizes
XS/S (M/L), shown in size M/L

Finished Measurements
Circumference: 14 (18) in / 35.5 (45.5)cm (unstretched; hat is very stretchy)
Height : 8in / 20.5cm

Yarn
Anzula For Better or Worsted (10% cashmere, 80% superwash wool, 10% nylon; 200 yds / 183m per 115g skein); 143 (184) yds / 131 (168)m, shown in Periwinkle.

Needles
US #7 / 4.5mm needles or size to obtain gauge
US #5 / 3.75mm (or) two sizes smaller than main needle

Gauge
Approx 32 sts and 30 rounds in 4in / 10cm in cabled pattern with larger needles

Notions
(1) stitch marker for beginning of round, more if desired to separate pattern repeats
yarn needle
cable needle

Skills
knitting in the round, reading charts, cabling

Thank you to my tech editor, KT Vaughan.