The Rachel Hat by cold comfort knits

The Rachel Hat

Knitting
September 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Cable Pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
205 yards (187 m)
One Size.
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THE RACHEL HAT

A modern take on a classic, this pretty wool hat features diamond motifs embedded in a richly textured cabled pattern, with columns of crossed stitches that extend into the ribbed band. A great intermediate project, Rachel features a variety of interesting cable and decrease techniques. Knit in a soft, bright colour, it’s a fashionable twist on a winter wardrobe staple.

F.R.I.E.N.D.S 2.0: All 10 hats from this collection have been added to my “projects” page and updated with new yarns and/or expanded details on customization. Link via main photo.


Finished Measurements
9.75” (25 cm) length x 8” (20 cm) width / 16” (40 cm) circumference; un-stretched, after blocking
To fit approx. 22” (56 cm) head circumference—average adult female.

Yarn
Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok (100% Wool; 123 yards / 112 meters / 50 grams): 2 skeins in shade #1318 “Thermal Spring”.

ERRATA
Sample used 205 yards / 188 meters / 82 grams of Woolstok.

This is approximately 10% more yardage than originally specified.

Needles
One 16” (40 cm) circular needle size US 7 (4.5 mm).
One set of four double-pointed needles size US 7 (4.5 mm).

Gauge
30 stitches & 28 rounds = 4” (10 cm) in Cable Pattern; un-stretched, after blocking.