Cadans by Ingrid Oudhof


December 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
27 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in chevron pattern in the round
US 4 - 3.5 mm
328 yards (300 m)
One size to fit head circumference: 51-56cm / 20-22in
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Cadans (the Dutch word for ‘cadence’) was inspired by the shared rhythms of walking and knitting. I’m hoping to walk the West Highland Way later this year, and my Cadans hat brings my favourite activities of walking and knitting together.

Kate Davies Designs Milarrochy Tweed (70% wool; 30% mohair; 109yds / 100m per 25g ball). 1 ball of each of the following shades:
A Bruce
B Campion
C Hirst

Needles and Notions
40cm / 16in below-gauge size circular needle.
40cm / 16in gauge-size circular needle .
Gauge-size needle(s) of your preferred type for working small circumferences.
Stitch marker.
Tapestry needle.

27 sts and 30 rounds to 10cm / 4in over chevron pattern on gauge-size needle. Gauge was achieved on 3.5mm / US 4 needle.

One size to fit head circumference: 51-56cm / 20-22in
Hat circumference (unstretched): 54cm /21in
Height from brim to crown: 23cm / 9in

Pattern notes
This hat is knitted in the round from the bottom up in a graphic chevron pattern, following a simple chart, which is worked from right to left throughout.