Lugano by Linda Wilgus
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April 2010
DK (11 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
123 - 246 yards (112 - 225 m)
Small, Large
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Lugano is a classic cabled hat featuring a ribbed brim and alternating “peek-a-boo” style cables that come together on the top of the hat. The hat comes in two sizes: a size small to fit a woman’s head of between 20-24 inches and a size large to fit a man’s head of between 22-26 inches. Knit in a DK-weight wool or wool-blend tweed yarn, Lugano is functional as well as fashionable and is sure to keep one’s head warm all through the Fall and Winter. The hat was designed for the distinct look of a tweed yarn but would look great in a solid or heathered color yarn as well.

SIZE: Small (Large).
Size small has a brim of 20 inches to fit a woman’s head between 20-24 inches.
Size large has a brim of 22 inches to fit a man’s head between 22-26 inches.
Hat shown in size Small (brown hat) and size Large (grey hat).

Hat brim unstretched approximately 20 (22) inches. The k2, p2 rib pattern ensures the brim easily stretches to accommodate a head with a circumference up to 24 (26) inches.

GAUGE: 18 st/26 rows = 4 x 4 inches in stockinette stitch

MATERIALS: 1 (2) 50g. skeins of a DK weight yarn (approx. 123 yds/112m to the 50g. skein), 16-inch US #5/3.75mm circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge, 1 set US #5/3.75mm dpns or size needed to obtain gauge, darning needle


Brown hat: Knit Picks City Tweed DK 55% merino wool, 25% superfine alpaca, 20% Donegal tweed; 123 yd/112 m per 50g skein, color: Habanero.

Grey hat: Rowan Scottish Tweed DK 100% wool; 123 yd/112 m per 50g skein; color: 007, Lewis Grey