Willing and Cable Hat by Griselda Zárate

Willing and Cable Hat

October 2020
yarn held together
+ Aran
= Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch with larger needle, after wet blocking
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
688 yards (629 m)
Small (Medium, Large), finished measurement 18 (20, 22)” width x 8 (9, 9)” in length, without pompom. Shown in size Medium.
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This pattern is available for free.

This cable hat is a relaxing and simple (slouchie) design that makes for a fuss-free knit if you’re newer to color changes and cables. It’s also a great pattern to have on hand for a quick gift for yourself or for a loved one.

Time: Weekend Project

Skill Level: Easy


Medium weight yarn
Yarn: Master Knit Victoria Aran (100% Acrylic; 344 yards 315 meters/150 grams): Pink (A, 1 (1, 1) ball), Gold (B, 1 (1, 1) ball or 16 (18, 20) yards.

Needles: US size 10 (6.0 mm), US size 8 (5.0 mm) 24” circular

Notions: Markers, stitch holders, cable needle, tapestry needle, (1) faux fur pompom

Special Stitches: Cable Stitch

Pattern Notes

This pattern is worked in the round from the bottom up in Stockinette Stitch and a simple cable with double yarn for a chunky weight.

Color stripes are done by working a single strand in A and a single strand in B.

Techniques required are: Long Tail Cast On, decreasing, increasing, 2/2 LC cable.