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I am knitter, Classicist, Whovian, and Harry Potter nerd. My knitting obsessions right now include cables (especially reversible ones), slipped stitches, garter stitch, beading, and hats. Lots of ...

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Amphitryon Hat

from Knits Who Say Needle
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Amphitryon Hat
Amphitryon Hat
Amphitryon Hat
Amphitryon Hat
Amphitryon Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cables
  • Knitting in the round
  • increasing
  • decreasing

Pattern Description:

I designed this pattern while I was reading Amphitryon in Latin. It reminded me of the play for some reason. There is a pattern for a matching scarf that will be included with the purchase of the hat. I wrote the chart for the scarf and did a swatch but didn't have enough yarn to finish to scarf, so consider it a bonus gift :)

Instructions are available in both charted and written form.


20 stitches= 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Fits an average adult head (21-22")


  • US Size 5 circulars
  • US Size 7 circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • yarn needle
  • cable needle
  • stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

160 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Merino Worsted


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