Ilo

This pattern is also available in Knitworthy 5.

Everyone needs a cabled hat and this one combines classic looks with fun to work crown shaping and bobbles.

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Ilo is worked in the round from the bottom up. Instructions are given for the neat beanie style or watch-cap with folded brim. The ribbing on both versions is deep enough to cover the ears, and flows into the cable pattern in a pleasing way. Bobbles not your thing? Try taking them out and working the diamonds in a textured pattern such as moss stitch. Shown in De Rerum Natura Gilliatt in Nuit, the rounded 3-ply structure is our favourite for thick 3 dimensional cables. Ilo was originally knit in Julie Asselin’s Nurtured, a rounded, puffy yarn that gives an incredible three dimensional effect to the cables.



Pattern formats

The pattern includes the following versions:
  • 3 column format pdf designed to be printed on A4 or letter paper

Supplies

Shown in De Rerum Natura Gilliatt (100% Merino, 273 yds / 250m, 100g) in Nuit
Shown in Julie Asselin Nurtured (100% fine Wool, 130yds / 118m, 56g) in Homme Fort [Irma]

Size A: US 8 / 5mm 16" / 40cm circular and dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd,
Size B: US 6 / 4mm 16" / 40cm circular
For watchcap only: Size C: US 7 / 4.5mm 16" / 40cm circular

Gauge

17 sts and 22 rnds = 4" / 10cm in st st in the rnd with size A needles

Supplies

Yarn

158[213]yds / 145[195]m 
The yardage given does not include the optional pom-pom.

Needles and notions

Stitch markers

Two cable needles 

Optional pom pom maker


Sizing

2 styles available, a neat beanie style or a watch-cap with folded brim.
Finished circumference 19½” / 48cm Finished length: 8½ [11½]” / 21[29]cm

Version information

Ilo_v1.4