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Kathy Sasser on craftsy.com
The California Mountains

I began knitting when I was about 9 or 10 years old and totally love it! I've had the pleasure of having numerous designs published and somewhere in there managed to receive my Master Knitter ...

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87571 The Zip Code Hats

from Patterns by Kathy
(6) Name: 'Knitting : 87571 The Zip Code Hats
87571 The Zip Code Hats
87571 The Zip Code Hats
87571 The Zip Code Hats
87571 The Zip Code Hats

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on,bind off, decreases, cables

Pattern Description:

Usually I give my designs a name, but with this new series I thought it would be fun to give them a zip code instead. The zip code represents the city that the design is named after. This adds a little fun to the whole process!

If you love cables and quick projects, this is a wonderful pattern to knit up. And summer is the perfect time to start your winter knitting!


approximately 6 sts and 8 rnds to 1" in cable pattern worked in the round on larger needle (before being stretched)

Hat is designed with negative ease for a snug fit.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits adult head circumference of 20 - 22"


  • One skein of Wool-Ease by Lion Brand
  • U.S. size 5 and 7, 16" circular needles
  • U.S. size 7 dp needles
  • cable needle

You Will Also Need:

  • One 1 1/2" button (optional)

Suggested yarn:

197 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Wool Ease by Lion Brand


Mink Brown