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I am a scientist by day, a crafter by night and weekend. I taught myself to knit and crochet following online tutorials the summer after I graduated high school, and I have been knitting ever since. ...

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Bulky Cabled Knit Hat with Earflaps

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Bulky Cabled Knit Hat with Earflaps
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cable
  • Knit in the round

Pattern Description:

This hat is very warm and will keep your head and ears nice and toasty on cold days. The cables add some great dimension and are relatively simple cables to complete. For more information and pictures, go to http://www.craftimism.com/2013/11/bulky-cabled-hat-with-earflaps.html.

To make this hat even warmer, see the tutorial for adding a lining here: http://www.craftimism.com/2014/10/t-shirt-lining-for-knit-hats.html

If you are interested in the mittens pictured, go to http://www.craftimism.com/2013/02/mittens-with-flaps-tutorial.html for a free guided tutorial.


10 stitches by 11 rows = 4 inches wide by 3 inches tall in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The finished dimensions of the hat are 16 inch circumference unstretched and it stretches to fit most adult heads. The flap is ~4 inches wide at the top and 5.5 inches long.


  • Size 10.5 15" circular needles
  • Size 10.5 double pointed needles
  • Yarn needle

Suggested yarn:

110 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lion Brand Hometown USA


Portland Wine

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