Rhiannon by The Restless Knitter
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February 2013
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
148 - 186 yards (135 - 170 m)
Toddler - Adult
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Rhiannon is the epitome of sophisticated simplicity. Take advantage of that gorgeous skein of indie-dyed yarn in semi-solid or tonal colourways. With a sweet eyelet cable design that continues right into the crown and the slightest bit of slouch, this hat is sure to be a family favourite.

Please check out my YouTube video demonstrating how to work the decreasing cables without a cable needle here

Sizes available: Toddler, Child, Woman, Man or 18, 19, 20, 22 inches (46, 48, 51, 56cm)

Tension/ Gauge is measured over stockinette for accuracy as the cable pattern stitch count varies from row to row.

Yarn requirements: approx 65 (70, 75, 80) grams of Madelinetosh Tosh DK Please allow an extra 20-50 grams if knitting a folded brim.

Metres/ Yards: 135 (145) 155 (165) metres/ 145 (158) 170) 180 yards approximately

Skills/ techniques used:
knit, purl, knit in the round, double yarn overs, cables, left slanting decreases (SSK)

Samples are knit in Madelinetosh Tosh DK (blue) and Pigeonroof Studios Cassiopeia (green) but any DK/ worsted weight yarn can be used. Just be sure to swatch and match gauge. Please note that substituting yarns may result in different yardage requirements.

Information regarding cottage licences can be found at my blog.