Slable by Woolly Wormhead
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March 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
212 - 272 yards (194 - 249 m)
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Errata available:

1 of 10 patterns from the book ‘Twisted Woolly Toppers’. Patterns are provided in both written and charted format.

Please note: the errata listed is for the first edition of the print book - all subsequent versions of this pattern are correct :)

Cables inside cables, and a slight slouch with options for extra slouch, make this Hat a must have. As with the other Hats in the book, the shaping is worked into the stitch pattern, creating a seamless and perfect finish.

212 (237, 272) yd/194 (217, 249) m
39yd/36m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4Ply/Fingering/Sock weight, plied yarn.

Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
Tapestry needle
Cable needle

Sample details
Shown in AdrianWool Cable
(219yd/200m per 50g; 100% Wool)
Shown in size 21in/53.5cm on model with 20.5in/52cm circumference head

Alternative yarns
Madelinetosh Tosh Sock (395yd/361m per 100g; 100% Merino)

26 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St.
26 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over 1x1 Rib

To fit sizes: 19 (21, 23) in/48.25 (53.5, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 16.25 (18, 19.75) in/40.5 (45.5, 50) cm

Skills required
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables

Pattern contents
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons

Do you need help with this pattern? We have a specific discussion thread in the Wormhead’s Hats group where you can ask any questions.

Published March 2010
PDF file size: 2.7MB
Product code: WW143KSlable
Technical editors: Tana Pageler & Heather Murray