Cian by Emily Greene

Cian

Knitting
October 2022
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in 1x1 Rib on Size A needle, after blocking.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
200 - 235 yards (183 - 215 m)
One Size; 18” / 45.5 cm finished circumference (unstretched); 9” / 23 cm finished height.
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Cian (Kee-an) by Emily Greene is another instant classic, featuring Emily’s architectural slanting cables, textures, and pleasing symmetry. Made for gatherings around fall campfires, weekend hikes, and blustery days, this go-to hat will surely be stuffed into coat pockets from fall through the winter.

This beanie is worked in the round from the bottom up. The hat is worked from a chart through the crown decreases for a simple, straightforward project that will have you itching to cast on another.

FINISHED SIZE
One Size; 18” / 45.5 cm finished circumference (unstretched); 9” / 23 cm finished height.

Yarn
Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds / 215 m; 3.5 oz / 100 g): shown in tobacco (warm brown), 1 skein.

Needles
Size A (for hat): US 5 / 3.75 mm: 16” 40 cm circ needle, or your preferred needle for small-circumference circular knitting.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions
Stitch markers or locking stitch markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge
26 sts and 31 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in 1x1 Rib on Size A needle, after blocking.
26.5 sts and 31 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in Chart B on Size A needle, after blocking.
One 9-st rep of Chart A = 1.25” / 3 cm wide on Size A needle, after blocking.
One 60-st rep of Chart B = 9” 23 cm wide on Size A needle, after blocking.

Skills Required
Increasing; decreasing; cabling with or without a cable needle; circular knitting; chart reading.

Please note, the cabled stitch motifs and crown shaping for this pattern are worked from charts only.