Comfort Cables by Rose Beck

Comfort Cables

November 2020
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
150 - 170 yards (137 - 155 m)
adult small (teen); adult medium
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This hat is about comfort in strange, unpredictable times. Soft and fluffy worsted wool plus simple cables with rows and rows of stockinette in between make for cozy comfort knitting to warm the soul and head. Skill level: easy to intermediate.

SIZES: Teen/adult small, 17” circumference; adult medium, 19” circumference; both have 8.5” length

YARDAGE: 150 (170) yds worsted weight yarn

--1 16- or 20-inch US #7/4.5mm circular needle, or size to obtain gauge
--1 set of US #7/4.5mm double pointed needles
--1 16- or 20-inch US #5/3.75mm circular needle, or 1 or 2 sizes down from larger needles
--stitch marker
--cable needle
--tapestry needle for weaving in ends
--pompom, if desired