San Martin Hat by Kara McKinley

San Martin Hat

Knitting
June 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch knit flat on larger needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
80 - 220 yards (73 - 201 m)
Newborn (Baby, Toddler, Small Adult, Large Adult)
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Construction: San Martin is a basic beanie with all-over, staggered cables. San Martin is written for three baby sizes and two adults sizes. The cables are ribbed so the hat is super-stretchy to fit a variety of head sizes well.

This pattern includes two pdf files, one containing the three baby sizes and one containing the two adult sizes.

Skill level: Intermediate
Skills needed: Knitting in the round, cabling, decreasing stitches

Size: Newborn, (Baby, Toddler, Small Adult, Large Adult)
Circumference: Unstretched: 9”, (11” 13”, 16”, 18”); Stretched: 14”, (17”, 20”, 24”, 27”)
Height: 5 1/2”, (6”, 6 ½”, 8 1/2”, 9”)

Materials:

  • US 3 and US 5 double pointed needles or other needles to knit a small circumference in the round that meet gauge

  • 80, (100, 120, 175, 220) yards of wool or wool blend yarn. Shown in: Knit Picks Stroll, 75% Merino, 25% Nylon (Wonderland - light blue), 1 skein and Knit Picks’ Gloss FIngering, Burgundy, 70% merino wool and 30% silk, 220 yards, 1 skein

  • Stitch Marker

  • Yarn needle

  • Scissors