Woven Roots Hat by Jared Flood

Woven Roots Hat

May 2022
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
160 - 220 yards (146 - 201 m)
Fits head sizes 19-24”/48.5-61 cm
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Bring classic cables to your modern wardrobe with this easy and fun hat! Practice your technique on two different cables that cross on the same round for quick memorization. Whether a beanie or a watchcap is more your style, you will love the feel of this hat in Imbue Worsted’s soft, squishy Merino.

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This pattern is part of our BT by Brooklyn Tweed pattern line; a collection of skill-accessible knitting patterns written in a concise, visually appealing way. Each pattern offers a beginner-friendly entry point into the larger world of Brooklyn Tweed yarns and patterns. Projects you make from BT by Brooklyn Tweed will be straightforward to knit and fun to wear!


  • Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.

Finished Dimensions

Beanie (Watchcap)

  • 20”/51 cm circumference; 8”/20 cm (11¼“/28.5 cm) length
  • Fits head sizes 19-24”/48.5-61 cm


Brooklyn Tweed Imbue Worsted — 100% American Merino Wool (104 yards/95 meters per 50g skein)

Beanie (Watchcap)

  • 2 (3) skeins
  • Beanie photographed in Cloak and Carbon
  • Watchcap photographed in Hummingbird


Beanie (Watchcap)

  • Approximately 160 (220) yards / 146 (201) meters in worsted weight wool yarn


  • 28 stitches and 32 rounds = 4”/10 cm measured over cabled fabric, after blocking



  • 16”/40 cm circular needle
  • Suggested size US 8 (5 mm)

Double-pointed needles (DPNs)

  • Same size as main circular needles


  • 16”/40 cm circular needle
  • 2-3 sizes smaller than main circular needle
  • Suggested size US 5 (3.75 mm)

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

Video — Rib Cabled Cast On
Reading Charts
Video — Twisted Stitches
Blocking 101
Knitwear Care

Skill Level
2 out of 5: Adventurous Beginner