#114 Breezy Lace and Cable Hat

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#114 Breezy Lace and Cable Hat Pattern

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Knitting: #114 Breezy Lace and Cable Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Hat

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • k=knit
  • p=purl
  • working in the Round with DPNs and circular needles
  • m1=make1st, explained below
  • yo = yarn over
  • k3tog = knit 3 sts together
  • sk2p = sl 1, k2tog, pass sl st over k2tog
  • C6F = cable 6 front, explained below
  • k2tog = knit 2 sts together
  • skp=sl1,k1,passslst over k st
  • C4F = cable 4 front, explained below

Pattern Description:

Warmer weather doesn't have to mean no more knit hats. Not when you can make this lace and cable knit version in a light weight cotton blend!
This hat is knit from the bottom up in the round, so it's seamless and quick! A simple ribbed border transitions into a pretty combination of classic cables alternating with a beautiful intertwining leaves lace design. Reverse Stockinette stitch makes for a nice contrasting background stitch.
Shaping at the cap is done with decreases that taper the lace leaf design and create a pretty floral effect at the crown.
The hat is just a little slouchy, so it can be worn pulled down for those who like a closer fit, or a little bit back on the head, so it slouches just so. It will be one of your most versatile and easy-to-wear hats!
And the bonus is that it only takes 2 balls of a very nice, yet inexpensive Shine Worsted yarn from KnitPicks.com. Choose the sunny and yummy creme brulee color shown here or from the other delicious colors.

Gauge:

Widest part of 13-st wide Lace panel = 3" [7.5 cm] and approx 23 rnds = 4" [10 cm]. Widest part of 6-st cable panel = 1 1/4" [3 cm].
PLEASE TAKE TIME TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • FINISHED HAT MEASUREMENTS: Approx 20" [51 cm] unstretched at ribbed edge; stretches easily to 25" [63.5 cm]. Approx 8 3/4" [22 cm] total height.

Materials:

  • A worsted weight yarn in a cotton blend with a gauge of 4.5 - 5 stitches = 1" on sizes 6-9 needles..

You Will Also Need:

  • Yarn tapestry needle
  • One stitch marker
  • 1 set of 4 or 5 double-pointed needles (DPNs) in Size 9 [5.5 mm] OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • (Optional; you can just use DPNs if you prefer) 1 ― 16" circular needle in Size 9 [5.5mm] OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Shine Worsted (60% Pima Cotton/40% Modal); 1.75 oz/50 g [75 yds/68 m] per hank): 2 balls

Colorway:

Creme Brulee #24144

About Designer

About Designer

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My knitting designs are all about feminine details, like lace and lovely textures, fitted shapes, and pretty finishings! All my designs can be found at SweaterBabe.com.

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