Amagabeli by Makenzie Alvarez


January 2021
Sport (12 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in 2x2 rib, blocked, lightly stretched
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
230 - 270 yards (210 - 247 m)
One Size
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In the warmer months I spend the days in my garden; as the weather turns I look to those moments for inspiration. Amagabeli was inspired by the beautiful intricate garden fencing that surrounds lush gardens. The all-over cables mimic the iron work and blooms into an intricate crown.

Skill Level

Finished Size
19.25”/49cm circumference x 8.5”/21.5cm tall (blocked)

Sport Weight Yarn; 230 yds/210m; 2.5oz/70g
Sample Used: Yarn Less Traveled Sport; 80% SW Merino, 20% Nylon; 328 yds/300m; 3.5oz/100g; 1 hank in Belladonna.


  • US2/2.75mm 16”/40cm circular needle
  • US4/3.5mm 16”/40cm circular needle and DPNS, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • 2 cable needles

Stitch marker, to mark beginning of round.
Tapestry Needle, for closing hat and weaving in ends.

Skills Required

  • Basic knitting skills

  • Cabling (written and/or charted)

  • Knitting in the round

  • Decreasing