Lickety-split cabled hat by Rachel Coopey

Lickety-split cabled hat

Knitting
May 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Unstretched rib and cable pattern in the round
US 6 - 4.0 mm
252 yards (230 m)
Small (Medium, Large)
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Quick, quick, lickety-split - a fast, cosy cabled DK hat. Just the job when fresh air is calling.

Sizes
Small (Medium, Large)
To fit head circumference: 16 (20, 24) in {40.5 (51, 61) cm}
Actual hat circumference (unstretched): 12 (14, 16) in {30.5 (35.5, 40.5) cm}
Length from crown to brim: 7½ (8½, 9½) in {19 (21.5, 24) cm}

Skills
Casting on, knit, purl, knitting in the round, cables, decreasing, working
from charts (optional)

Yarn
Fyberspates Vivacious DK (100% super wash merino; 115g skeins)
Lundy Island (815) 1 x 115g skein for all sizes
Shown in size Small.
Also shown in Slate (813), size Medium; and Peacock (809), size Large.

Needles and Accessories
1 set 4mm US 6/UK 8 DPNs or your preferred needles for knitting small
circumferences in the round, or size needed to get correct gauge
Cable needle
Stitch markers

Gauge
20 sts and 30 rounds to 4in {10cm} over st st in the round using 4mm needles, after washing and blocking 32 sts and 30 rounds to 4in {10cm} over rib and cable pattern in the round using 4mm needles, after washing and blocking (unstretched)

Pattern Notes
This pattern can be worked from either written or charted instructions. The rib and cable stitch pattern is very stretchy, so the finished hat sizes are much smaller than the head circumferences.

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