Grey Days Beanie by Marie Segares

Grey Days Beanie

Knitting
October 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
200 - 240 yards (183 - 219 m)
Adult
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This stretchy hat with distinctive cables will keep your head cozy. This pattern was updated on October 3, 2017 to make the instructions clearer.

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Skills Used
Basic knitting skills: cast on, knit, purl, bind off
Decreasing (k2tog, p2tog)
Knitting in the round
Special stitches: C8B and C6F (with written explanation in pattern)

Skill Level
Intermediate

Finished Size
Adult: 18” (46 cm) hat circumference x 9” (23 cm) length.

Materials
Mountain Meadow Wool Alpine yarn (100% Merino Targhee wool, 3.5 oz/100 g/260 yd/238 m) – 1 skein in Dove, or approximately 240 yd (219.5 m) in any light weight yarn.

US Size 6/4 mm 40” (100 cm) circular knitting needles (or set of DPNs, for small circumference knitting in the round), or any size needed to obtain gauge.

US Size 5/3.75 mm 16” (40.5 cm) circular knitting needles, or any size needed to obtain gauge.

Yarn needle.

Cable needle or double pointed needle.

Stitch marker.

Gauge
24 sts x 33 rows in cable pattern with larger needles = 4” (10 cm) pinned flat but unblocked. For best fit, always check your gauge.