Super Simple Cabled Cap by Anna Sorgert

Super Simple Cabled Cap

Knitting
August 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
126 - 158 yards (115 - 144 m)
Adult 1 (2, 3)
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Super Simple Cabled Cap
Just as the title describes it, this cap is simple knitting with 1x1 ribbing, a wide 8-stitch cable, and quick crown decreasing. Three sizes provide multiple options for a comfortable fit.

Sizes
Adult 1 (2, 3)
To fit: 19 (21, 23)“/48 (53, 58.5) cm head circumference

Finished size: Circumference, unstretched: 15 (16.5, 18)“/38 (42, 46) cm
Height: 7.25 (7.5, 8.25)”/18.5 (19, 21) cm

Needles
US 6 (4 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) length
US 7 (4.5 mm) circular needle, 16” (40 cm) length, and set of double-point needles (or preferred method for working a small circumference)
Or needle size to meet gauge

Yarn
Worsted weight yarn: approximately 126 (142, 158)y/115 (130, 145)m
Size Adult 3 sample used 141y/67g (129m/2.4 oz) of Malabrigo Rios (100% Merino wool; 210y/192m per 100g skein), 1 skein, color Paris Night

Notions
1 stitch marker
Cable needle
Optional: 7 more stitch markers to mark
Cable Pattern and crown decrease sections

Gauge
18 stitches and 30 rounds = 4 in (10 cm) in Stockinette stitch on larger needles

23 stitches and 30 rounds = 4 in (10 cm) in Cable Pattern on larger needles

Many thanks to beaumerstitcher, BellsNana, Doro11, goodnurse, KarenAberli, batty4yarn, Kenyetta, and doris7264 for testing and providing feedback for this pattern!