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"Millie" Heart Cable Hat

Knitting
February 2013
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
60 - 80 yards (55 - 73 m)
Child & Adult
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This darling hat is a very quick knit. A simple four strand cable works its way into a heart and stands out on a reverse stockinette exterior. Instructions to alter the pattern for a stockinette exterior are included.

My daughter saw a story on the news about a little girl named Millie suffering from Leukemia. She asked if we could do something for her. We decided to send her a care package and included the first “Millie” hat as a chemo hat. I designed this hat specifically for her. There are four members of her family represented by the four strands of the cable, bound together, and the heart is a sign of their love for each other. Their story is blogged about here.