La Spiga by Minimi Knit Design

La Spiga

October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16.5 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
130 yards (119 m)
one size
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La Spiga is a quick to knit one-skein hat. The simple cables are approachable even for beginners.

Written and charted directions are given for the stitch pattern. Measurements are given in both centimeters and inches.



Worsted weight

Shown here: Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 50g/140 yards; color Camper: 1 skein)


5 mm / US 8 circular needle of length 40 cm / 16”; adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

5 mm / US 8 needle(s) in your preferred style for small circumference knitting in the round


Cable needle, yarn needle


16.5 sts and 24 rows = 10 cm / 4” in Stockinette stitch, blocked.

21.5 sts and 25.5 rows = in Cable Pattern, blocked.


One size to fit an average adult female


Circumference: 47 cm / 18.5” (to fit an actual head circumference of about 57 cm / 22.5”)

Brim to center of crown: 24 cm / 9.5”