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February 11 2013
February 11 2013
Project info
chunky cable hat
Bulky hat by Eveli Kaur
Needles & yarn
US 13 - 9.0 mm
Blue Sky Fibers Bulky
18 yards in stash
1.6 skeins = 72.0 yards (65.8 meters), 160 grams
Knitterly in Petaluma, California

Was referencing this pattern for an especially great “Knit the Look” on Fringe Association today, needed something mindless to do at a crafty social event last night, and had this yarn in my stash. I knit it from start to finish during the gathering, while socializing. Go super bulky!

I did not have a short US17 handy so did the whole hat on US15, rather than sizing up after the ribbing. I also added one decrease round (ssk’d the center sts of each cable) before cinching the top closed — seemed like way too many stitches as written. It’s a really great hat. Only change I might make if knitting it again is to space out the cable rounds a bit.

The pattern doesn’t state gauge or measurements, so I figured this would be a giveaway based on its final size. But mine came out at a 20-inch brim (unstretched, unblocked) and 8.5 inches tall, and suits me perfectly!

I’ll try to add a non-Instagrammed shot at some point …

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February 11 2013
February 11 2013
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About this yarn
by Blue Sky Fibers
Super Bulky
50% Alpaca, 50% Wool
45 yards / 100 grams
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  • Project created: February 12, 2013
  • Finished: February 12, 2013
  • Updated: February 13, 2013