Hadō by Maiko Hikosaka

Hadō

Knitting
March 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
150 yards (137 m)
one size
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HADŌ (wave motion in Japanese) is inspired by the wave motions in the universe (oceans, light waves, etc.) and how energy travels through those motions. This hat consists of three different cable stitches, ladder motif, and twisted knit stitch to give a little ‘flow’ to the design.

MATERIALS:

Yarn:
DK weight yarn approximately 150 yards/138m (65g)
Samples knit in Harrisville Designs nighshades ‘dashboard’ and The Farmers Daughter Fibers Craggy Tweed ‘Porch Pumpkin’

Needles:
US size 4/3.5mm and US size 6/4.0mm 16” circular needles, US size 6/4.0mm 40” circular needles or DPNs for crown decreasing.
1 cable needle
1 tapestry needle

Notions:
1 stitch marker to mark the beginning of the round

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:
18”/46cm unstretched circumference, 8.5”/22cm height

GAUGE:
26 sts x 30 rnds in pattern (after blocking)