Quendi Hat by Irina Anikeeva

Quendi Hat

December 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Cable pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
130 - 160 yards (119 - 146 m)
Average adult head, 20-22'' head circumference
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J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth universe have been an inspiration for many artists throughout the world. Here is my hommage to these fascinating stories: Quendi Hat. “Quendi” was the name given by the Elves to their own kind. If the Elves are your favorite Middle-earth creatures, you will love this cabled slouchy hat.

Finished measurements
17”/42.5 cm brim circumference.
10½”/26 cm height from base of ribbing to top-center of crown.
Measurements taken after blocking.
Fits average adult head sizes 20-22”/51-56 cm.

Approximately 160 yds/144 m of aran weight yarn.
1 skein of The Plucky Knitter Primo Worsted (75% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon, 200 yds/182 m in 100 gr); Flannel

Size US 6/4 mm and size US 8/5 mm circular needles 16”/40 cm long, or size to obtain gauge.
One set of double-pointed needles size US 8/5 mm.

Additional tools
Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle.

22 stitches and 26 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US 8/5 mm needles in charted pattern after blocking.

• The hat is worked from brim to crown in the round.
The cable pattern is both charted and written.