Jason's Cashmere Hat by Melissa Thomson

Jason's Cashmere Hat

November 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
6 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in pattern stitch with larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
200 yards (183 m)
one size, to fit 22-24"
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Jason’s Cashmere Hat features a simple cable design for extra warmth, firm ribbing to help keep its shape, and a thick, folded brim that can be adjusted to cover the ears on extra chilly days. Made with two skeins of Sweet Fiber Cashmere Aran, this hat is pure luxury and can easily be completed in a weekend. I hope you and your loved ones enjoy wearing this hat as much as Jason and I do!

2 skeins of Sweet Fiber Yarns Cashmere Aran (91m / 100y per 50g skein).
Hats pictured are knit in Bruin and Smoke.

To fit an adult head 22-24 inches in circumference.

Finished Measurements
8 inches wide, 11 inches long (unfolded brim) or 8.5 inches long (folded brim)

4mm / 6US 16” circular needle
5mm / 8US 16” circular needle
5mm / 8US dpns for decreases

Ribbing: 20 stitches per 4 inches in rib pattern (unstretched), using smaller needles
Body: 12 stitches and 7 rows = 2 inches by 1 inch in the cable pattern, using larger needles