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Knitting
September 2012
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
38 stitches and 42 rows in over 5" in Cable Pattern with gauge needle (sugg. US 7/4.5 mm)
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
240 yards (219 m)
20" circumference at widest point (not including brim), 8½" height; measurements taken from relaxed (unstretched) hat after blocking
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MATERIALS
Approximately 240 yards of worsted weight wool yarn
2 skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in colors Fauna & Embers

GAUGE
Working Gauge: 42 stitches & 42 rounds = 5” in cable pattern with Gauge Needle; measured over Body Chart (stitches 8-49 of chart) from relaxed fabric before blocking

Finished Gauge: 38 stitches & 42 rounds = 5” in cable pattern with Gauge Needle; measured over Body Chart (stitches 10-47 of chart) from relaxed fabric after blocking (no stretch added; change in gauge comes from natural bloom of fabric when wet-blocked)

NEEDLES
Size A (“Gauge Needle”): One 16” circular needle and one spare DPN or straight needle in size needed to obtain gauge
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Size B: One set of DPNs (or long circular, if working Magic Loop method), one size smaller than Gauge Needle
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

Size C: One 16” circular needle one size larger than Gauge Needle
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size D: One 16” circular needle two sizes larger than Gauge Needle
Suggested Size: 5½ mm (US 9)

Size E (for Tubular Cast On only): One 16” circular needle two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

Size F (for I-Cord Joinery Bind Off only): A single DPN (or straight needle) three sizes larger than Gauge Needle, for working bind off
Suggested Size: 6 mm (US 10)

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
20” circumference at widest point (not including brim), 8½” height; measurements taken from relaxed (unstretched) hat after blocking

SKILL LEVEL
4 of 5

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.