Hudson River Trail Hat
The stripes, cables, and diagonal stitch pattern on this hat will add to the scenery when you wear it on your next hike. The rolled brim gives it a cool, casual look while the interesting textures give it a special appeal.
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl
Knitting in the round and small circumference knitting in the round using circular needles and magic loop or DPNs
Cables (C2F and C4F with written instructions in the pattern)
Decreasing (k2tog and p2tog)
20” (51 cm) circumference.
Approximately 75 yd (69 m) in each of two colors in any super bulky yarn. Photographed samples use: Schachenmayr original Lumio (91% acrylic/9% polyester, 5.25 oz/150 g, 82 yd/75 m) – 1 skein each in 00054 Capri (CA) and 00022 Lime (CB); and Rowan Big Wool (100% Merino wool, 3.5 oz/100 g, 87 yd/80 m) – 1 skein each in 43 Forest (CA) and 48 Linen (CB).
US 15/10 mm 40” (100 cm) circular needles (or set of DPNs, for knitting in the round), or any size needed to obtain correct gauge.
12 sts and 16 row in pattern = 4” (10 cm) when pinned flat but not blocked. For best results, always check your gauge.
This pattern was originally published in June, 2014 in the Knit Accessories 2014 issue of Love of Knitting with a chart. The Ravelry download pattern is written and does not include charted instructions.