Sixpence Hat by Jennifer Hagan
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Sixpence Hat

Knitting
December 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
21.75 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
130 - 145 yards (119 - 133 m)
22" circumference & 8" to 9.75" deep
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This is our 2016 holiday gift to you as our thanks to our pattern customers for another year of knitting love!

The Sixpence Hat takes its name from the six coin cables stacked up the side of the beanie version of this hat. The sixpence was retired in 1980, but once represented six pennies or “pence” to the British. You can choose to make your hat in a deeper slouch style by going to eightpence!

The coin cable shares space on this hat with an open twisted-stitch braid, and they both beautifully fade away at the crown to form a beanie or slouch-style hat. Twisted stitches and cables sit comfortably on a background of purl stitches to make a crisp, classic look. Try one for yourself!