Cables are worked with twisted slipped stitches that stand out very crisply from the background. Use either a single colour, or alternate two to give the effect of solid coloured cables against a subtly striped background (ignore references to CC and MC when working solid version). Varying the length and ease creates a fitted beanie or a loose, slouchy hat. The hat is completed with shaping worked neatly into the pattern, bringing the ribs and cable panel in to twine together at the top.
20 sts and 28 rnds = 4" / 10cm in twisted rib pattern.
Finished circumference of approx 17[19½, 22½, 25]" / 41[48, 55, 61]cm.
Shown in short 19½" and long 22½"
Worsted weight yarn in 1 or 2 colours (in equal amounts).
Shown in A Verb for Keeping Warm Slick
Solid version and CC for striped version - Indigo Blue Sky, MC for striped version - Supernova.
US 6 / 4mm 16" / 40cm circular and dpns or long circular(s) for preferred method of working small circumferences in the rnd.
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