Brisbane Beanie by Cheryl Toy

Brisbane Beanie

September 2019
Light Fingering ?
51 stitches and 67 rows = 4 inches
in charted patt.
US 0 - 2.0 mm
400 yards (366 m)
17 (19¾, 22½)" circumference and 7¾ (8, 8)" tall
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The delicately beautiful Brisbane Beanie is an exercise in fingering weight ribbing, cables, and lace. The cables interlock with one another around the body of the hat.

Difficulty Experienced

Yarn Weight 0

Finished Size 17 (19¾, 22½)“ circumference and 7¾ (8, 8)” tall. Hat shown measures 17”.

Yarn Bijou Basin Ranch Xanadu (see Notes) (100% Mongolian cashmere; 400 yd 366 m/2 oz 55 g): Gray, 1 skein.

Needles Size 0 (2 mm): 16” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 51 sts and 67 rnds = 4” in charted patt.

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  • This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.
  • This yarn has been discontinued. Choose a yarn of a similar weight and fiber content.

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