Habitat by Jared Flood


October 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
120 - 140 yards (110 - 128 m)
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A warm, handknit hat perfect for both newbie and seasoned cablers alike. Crown shaping is integrated into Aran patterning to create a root-like star motif at the top of the head.


Approximately 120 (135) yards of worsted weight wool


1 skein of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100 % US Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)

Photographed in color Nest


4.5 stitches and 7 rows per inch in Stockinette stitch with larger needle


One 16” circular in size needed to obtain gauge listed above
One 16” circular one size smaller than β€˜gauge needle’
One set of DPNs in larger size

Suggested needle sizes: US 7 (4.5mm) & US 8 (5mm)

Finished Dimensions

21” circumference; 7.5” (8”) deep


Adult Small/Medium (Adult Large)

Larger size is .5” deeper and fits 23-24” head sizes, or fully covers ears of Adult Small/Medium.

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