Nested orbits and shiny silver “stars” make a cabled slouchy hat that’s out of this world.
Skill level: intermediate. Requires a cable needle and chart-reading. For convenience, charts are provided in both color and black and white.
This hat works best with heavy fingering or sport weight yarn. You can see a beautiful version worked with regular fingering here.
18 inches at brim and 24 inches around at widest point; 9 inches long
250 yds fingering weight
Samples used: Dream in Color Starry, colors: Blue Lagoon, Green Lantern
The recommended needle size in mm should be 3.25 and 3.5 mm. This is corrected in versions purchased after 4/5/11.