Wyndhurst Hat by Kara McKinley

Wyndhurst Hat

Knitting
November 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
160 yards (146 m)
One Size - Average adult (22-23")
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Construction: Wyndhurst Hat features an all-over cable pattern that completely encircles the hat. Knit in the round from brim to crown, this pattern takes you step by step through a cabled pattern that is challenging yet works up surprisingly quickly on US 8 knitting needles.

Skill level: Intermediate-Advanced
Skills needed: Knitting in the round, cabling of knit and purl stitches, decreasing by k2tog and ssk.

Size: One Size - Medium Adult
Circumference: 22”
Height: 8 ½”
Gauge: 24 sts and 22 rows per 4” in cabled pattern

Materials:

  • US 6 (4.25 mm) 16” circular needle or needle two sizes smaller than gauge needle

  • US 8 (5.00 MM) (or size needed to obtain gauge) 16” circular and US 8 (5.00 mm) double-pointed needles , or needles to work a small circumference in the round

  • 160 yards of worsted weight yarn. Sample shown in Lion Brand Martha Stewart Crafts’ Extra Soft Wool Blend (gray pearl) 1 skein (165 yards), 65% acrylic, 35% wool)

  • Cable Needle

  • Stitch Marker

  • Yarn needle

  • Scissors