Romney Hat by Leila Raabe

Romney Hat

Knitting
March 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
24.5 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Cable Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
250 yards (229 m)
18” / 45.5 cm brim circumference and 8 ½” / 21.5 cm height
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Notes
Cabled hats are always fun to knit. Extra warm fabric created by undulating stitches with a folded brim, all in a good wool—classics that will forever stand the test of time.

Finished Measurements
18” / 45.5 cm brim circumference and 8 ½” / 21.5 cm height

Yarn
Stone Wool Romney + Merino
(40% Upstate NY Romney / 60% American Merino wool; approx. 250yd 182m/100g)
Quartz 02, 1 skein

Needles
US 6 4.0 mm for rib trim: 16” / 40.5 cm circ
US 7 4.5 mm for main hat: 16” / 40.5 cm circ and DPNs, or longer circ if you use the Magic Loop method
or size needed to obtain gauge

Notions
Stitch Markers
Cable Needle (optional)
Tapestry Needle

Gauge
24.5 sts and 36 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Cable Chart, after blocking