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Happy Hat & Cuffs

Purl Alpaca Designs
Kari-Helene Rane's Ravelry Store
Knitting
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Cable rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
252 yards (230 m)
One size
This pattern is available for £3.00 GBP
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The Happy Knitting Kit gives you the pattern to make both the beenie style hat and the cute cuffs, then it is up to you if you buy the yarn for both or for one or the other. The hat is reversible, on the other side it has a neat rib that looks slightly more masculine than the cable. The clever shaping is hidden in the cables and makes the hat an interesting project to make, whilst the cuffs are an easy introduction to cabling. The hat takes 2 balls of Purl Alpaca DK and the cuffs take 1 ball only. When buying the complete set of hat and cuffs it comes with 3 balls, this might stretch to a second pair of cuffs – the ideal gift!

Photographed in the colour Alpaca Dawn (fawn)
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca DK yarn
Skill level: All
One size only (Hat takes 2 balls of yarn, cuffs take 1)
Needles: Hat - 4 and 5mm circular (using magic loop)
OR on 4 and 5 mm DPNs
Cuffs - 4 and 5mm straight needles

Tension: 22sts and 24 rows to 10cm square over Cable Rib using 5mm needles

Finished measurements:
Hat circumference 42cm, length 20cm
Cuffs circumference 13cm, length 20cm

Also available as a kit for £12 - £30 depending on whether you knit both items or separate pieces.