Iola Hat by Triona Murphy

Iola Hat

Knitting
July 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches
in Twisted Cable Pattern
US 5 - 3.75 mm
150 - 175 yards (137 - 160 m)
18.5" / 47 cm
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This hat features a fun, easily memorized cable pattern worked in twisted stitches, strong vertical lines, and a striking crown. Knit the matching mitts too for an eye-catching set!

Cable patterns are both written out in full and charted, and pattern includes a link to video tutorials for unusual stitches.

SIZE
Brim circumference: 18.5” [47 cm] to fit head sizes of approximately 20-23” [51- 58.5 cm]

8” [20.5 cm] long from CO edge to top

MATERIALS NEEDED
Yarn:
Polka Dot Sheep Stumptown DK (100% merino wool; 231yds/211m per 100g skein); color Nessie; 1 skein

Recommended needles (check gauge and change size if needed):
US #5 [3.75 mm] circular needle, 16” long, and set of DPNs

Notions:
Removable stitch marker, two cable needles, yarn needle

GAUGE
26 sts/33 rnds = 4”/10 cm in Twisted Cable Pattern

23 sts/33 rnds = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette stitch (not used in pattern)