Slouchy Horseshoe Cable Hat by Marie Segares

Slouchy Horseshoe Cable Hat

Knitting
September 2015
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in 16 sts x 24 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm) with larger needles in pattern, flat but unblocked. For best fit, always check your gauge. For this pattern, it is most important to get stitch gauge. Row gauge is not critical for this pattern.
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
212 - 262 yards (194 - 240 m)
Adult: 20” (51 cm) circumference x 9” (23 cm) height.
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Horseshoe cables combine with garter stitch to create a textured, slouchy hat.

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Skills Used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl

Knitting in the round and small circumference knitting in the round using circular needles and magic loop or DPNs

Cables (C4B and C4F with written instructions in the pattern)

Decreasing (k2tog, p2tog)

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Size
Adult: 20” (51 cm) circumference x 9” (23 cm) height.

Materials
Schachenmayr select Scarlett (33% wool/22% acrylic/21% polyester/14% polyamide/10% alpaca, 1.75 oz/50 g, 131 yd/120 m) – 2 skeins in 05025 Secret, or approximately 255 yd (233 m) in any bulky weight yarn.

US Size 10.5/6.5 mm 40” (100 cm) knitting needles (or set of DPNs, for small circumference knitting in the round), or any size needed to obtain gauge.

US Size 10/6 mm circular knitting needles for ribbing, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Stitch marker.

Cable needle.

Yarn needle.

Gauge
16 sts x 24 rows in pattern = 4” (10 cm) with larger needles in pattern, flat but unblocked. For best fit, always check your gauge. For this pattern, it is most important to get stitch gauge. Row gauge is not critical for this pattern.