Temperate by Melissa Thomson


October 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Reverse stockinette in the round, blocked.
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
200 yards (183 m)
One size, to fit average adult head sizes - 20-23in/51-58cm
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This pattern is part of the Sweet Fiber Fall 2013 Collection.


Inspired by the many lush forests that line the Pacific North West, Temperate is a classic cap that features three climbing cables, reverse stockinette and twisted rib. These three elements come together to create a simple, wearable hat that holds a hidden surprise in the back.

Find the matching mitts here.

One size, to fit average adult head sizes - 20-23in/51-58cm

Finished Measurements
Approx 17in/43cm circumference and 8in/20cm long, blocked.

1 skein of Sweet Fiber Yarns Cashmerino Worsted (80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon 183m/200yds per 115 gram skein), shown in Temperate.

18 sts and 26 rows = 4in/10cm in reverse St st in the rnd on larger needles, blocked.

4mm/US6 circular needle, 16in
4.5mm/US7 circular needle, 16in
4.5mm/US7 dpns

1 stitch marker
cable needle
darning needle

This pattern is written, there is no chart.