Minerva Hat by Jill Wolcott

Minerva Hat

August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Sweet Violets
US 3 - 3.25 mm
300 - 350 yards (274 - 320 m)
S (M) (L)
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This pattern is available in the Goddess Hat Collection, the Goddess Collection, or as a set with the Minerva Pullover.

Reward your inner knitting goddess with the smallest scale eyelets and cables that become the most beguiling of pullovers. Begin with the gauge swatch hat which will raise your cool level with its cleverly segmented finish, then work from undulating trim to undulating trim up the cable path, always surrounded by eyelets. This is your opportunity to master cabling without a needle or stay traditional. Whichever path you take, you end with a classically elegant pullover which is its own reward.

moderate / ITR & flat, cables & eyelet


S (M) (L)
Finished Hat Circumference 18 (20) (22)“


5 sts/in and 7.25 rows/in = 20 sts/4” and 29 rows/4” in Sweet Violets
8 sts/in and 7.75 rows/in = 14 sts/1.75” and 31 rows/4” in Center Cable


Size 3(3.25mm) dpns or circular ndls OR size to obtain gauge


Stitch markers, tapestry needle, stitch holders or WY, extra needles for 3-ndl BO, cable needle (optional)


Rimu 4 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 40% possum, 40g/167 yds (153m)
OR Kauri 4 ply from Zealana, 60% New Zealand Merino, 30% possum, 10% silk, 40g/168 yds (153m)
2 skeins

As Shown

Model Size Medium
Color Red Rata Tree (Rimu)

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