Nautilus Hat by Grace Akhrem
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Nautilus Hat

May 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
43 stitches and 42 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern, see notes
US 3 - 3.25 mm
437 yards (400 m)
20" brim circumference and 10" tall.
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Designer Grace Akhrem

Finished Size 20” brim circumference and 10” tall.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk (85% merino wool, 15% silk; 437 yd 400 m/3 1/2 oz 100 g), #5681 limestone, 1 hank.

Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16” circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Removable markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 43 sts and 42 rnds = 4” in Cable patt.

A four-stitch cable moves almost every round, crossing over the end of the round to create a seamless, spiraling pattern in the Nautilus Hat.