Irving by Jared Flood


September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
120 - 140 yards (110 - 128 m)
Average Adult Short (Medium, Slouchy) Versions
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This relaxed-fitting beanie can be worked in three lengths to achieve a short, medium, or longer (slouchier) fit. The ribbed understructure of the cable pattern allows for a stretchy fabric that fits a wide range of adult head sizes. The simple cables flow directly out from the ribbing and then split into a rosette pattern when crown shaping begins. This classic cabled look suits both men and women and is great for all seasons.

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted as well as written.

Approx. 120 (130, 140) yards of worsted weight wool yarn

1 skein of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (all sizes)
Sample shown is Slouchy Version in Tent

18 stitches & 27 rounds = 4” in Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle
22 stitches & 27 rounds = 4” over Irving Cable Chart; blocked and unstretched

One 16” circular and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauges listed above
One 16” circular needle four sizes smaller than Gauge Needle for working ribbing
Suggested sizes: US 8/5 mm & US 4/3.5 mm

Average Adult Short (Medium, Slouchy) Versions
To fit head sizes 20-24.5”
Sizes change in length only, affecting silhouette for each version; circumference of each size is the same

Finished Dimensions
21” circumference at widest point; blocked and unstretched (all sizes)
7.5 (8.25, 9)“ height from base of ribbing to top center of crown; blocked and unstretched

Skill Level
2 of 5

A Japanese Translation is available: click on the pattern download button on the top right of this page and you will have the option of downloading an alternative Japanese Version
Translated by Meri Tanaka