Bear With Me by Kara McKinley

Bear With Me

Knitting
October 2014
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
70 - 110 yards (64 - 101 m)
0-3 months (6-9 months, 12-15 months, 18-24 months)
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Construction: Bear With Me is a sweet cabled hat featuring a button tab brim and little curved bear ears. The brim is worked back and forth and then the rest of the hat is knit in the round. The ears are added to the hat after it is knit by picking up stitches and knitting back and forth.

Skill level: Intermediate
Skills needed: knitting in the round, basic cabling, decreasing by ssk and k2tog

Size: 0-3 months, ( 6-9 months, 12-15 months, 18-24 months)
Circumference: Stretches to fit 13”, (15”, 18”, 21”)
Height: 5”, (5 ½”, 6”, 7”)

Gauge: 20 sts and 30 rows per 4” in cable pattern.

Materials:

  • US 6 (4.25 mm) 16” circular and double-pointed needles or needles to knit a small circumference in the round.

  • 70, (80, 90, 110) yards Light Worsted or DK weight yarn.

  • Stitch Marker

  • Yarn needle

  • Scissors

  • 1 - 1” Button and thread and needle to sew on button