Liab by Ysolda Teague


September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
1 repeat = 4 inches
in One pattern repeat is 3¾" / 9.5cm wide
US 5 - 3.75 mm
124 - 240 yards (113 - 219 m)
child[adult s–m, adult l–xl]
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A classic cabled beanie worked from the bottom up in an easy but interesting pattern. A dense gauge combines with slipped stitches and cables to create a richly textured, very warm fabric. The long length works as a slouchy beanie, or fold the ribbed band up for a classic watch cap — and cosy ears. Decreases are worked into the stitch pattern at a relatively rapid rate for a slightly gathered effect at the crown that works equally well with or without the optional pom-pom.

Shown in Rauwerk 2 ply Merino (100% wool, 240yds / 220m, 100g) in light grey

125[200, 240] yds / 115[180, 220]m
The yardage given does not include the optional pom-pom, which will take approximately 35m depending on diameter.
The suggested yarn has not been washed before spinning and will bloom when the spinning oil is removed. It’s described as a dk but after washing feels closer to an aran or heavy worsted. A standard dk yarn can be used but won’t create such a thick, cushy fabric.

child[adult s–m, adult l–xl]

Finished circumference: 15[18 3/4, 22 1/2]” / 37.5[47, 56.5] cm

Finished length: 71/2[9, 9]” / 19[23, 23]cm
Shown in adult s–m with approximately 2” / 5cm negative ease