Cabernet Hat - aran

from Monika Sirna

Cabernet Hat - aran Pattern


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Knitting: Cabernet Hat - aran
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls, Petite, Tall, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Long tail CO purl-wise (optional, link included in pattern)
  • Long tail in rib 1x1 (optional, link included in pattern)
  • Increasing
  • Lace
  • Cabling
  • Decreasing

Pattern Description:

**Savings alert! This pattern is available also as a part of 2 eBooks:
---Cabernet Hats for $9.00 USD.
---Cabernet Series, including 8 patterns: 3 hats (including this one), 3 infinity scarves, a shawl and a scarf.

Looking for a perfect gift or stylish accessory suitable for any occasion? This slouchy hat is meant to make you look and feel beautiful!
The main feature is all over elegant Cabernet Cable, very modern but classic at the same time.

The hat will make perfect set with your
Cabernet Sauvignon, or
Cabernet Infinity Scarf.

Finished measurements:
Hat's circumference (at the body):
16.5(19.5, 19.5){22.75, 22.75, 26}"
41.5(49.5, 49.5){58, 58, 66} cm
Hat's depth:
7(7, 8.5){8.5, 9.75, 9.75}"
18(18, 21.5){21.5, 25, 25} cm

Measurements of finished garment are approximates taken from relaxed fabric after blocking. *You will need additional 30-80 yds (not included in total yardage) if beret style hat will be made.*

This pattern is suitable for aran/worsted weight yarns with great stitch definition.

80(100, 120){150, 180, 210} yds
70(90, 110){140, 170, 190} m

Pattern includes:
-Charted and written instructions for the hat's body and crown;
-7 sizes, from infant to large adult;
-2 brim options;
-Cabernet Cable photo tutorial (updated 10/7/2013)
-Tips on:
---how to choose correct hat size
---how to achieve different look - beanie, beret, slouchy
---how to read gauge properly
---how to block finished hat.


Gauge is measured over one repeat of blocked
Cabernet Cable pattern, see picture below.
18 stitches = 3.25" / 8.5 cm and 16 rows = 2.5" / 6.5 cm using size
US 7 / 4.5 mm needles
Exact gauge is crucial for this project, as it is going to determine the finished size.
See page 3 for tips on gauge.
Please, take the time to check your gauge!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS baby (16-17" / 40.5-43 cm)
  • S toddler (17-18" / 43-46 cm)
  • M child (19-21" / 48-53 cm)
  • L teen/small adult (21-22" / 53-56 cm)
  • XL large adult (22-23" / 56-58.5 cm)
  • XXL extra large adult (23-24" / 58.5-61 cm)


  • US 7/4.5 mm DPNs and 12"/ 30 cm or 16"/ 40 cm circular needle(s) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US 4/3.5 mm DPNs, 12"/ 30 cm or 16"/ 40 cm circular needle(s) **for garter st brim**
  • US 5/3.75mm DPNs, 12"/ 30 cm or 16"/ 40 cm circular needle(s) **for rib brim**

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 cable needles (alternatively 1 DPN and 1 locking stitch marker)
  • 1 stitch marker for BOR
  • Tapestry needle for weaving ends

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Colour Adventures Cloud Aran

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 1 review)
KnittyO on

Excellent A hat for all seasons  June 13, 2013

This hat is warm, but due to the lace it is also suitable for warmer temperatures. My daughter absolutely loves it to match her Cabernet Infinity Scarf!

About Designer

About Designer

Monika Sirna on

I am a wife as well as a stay at home mom to two precious girls, who are the inspiration behind my creations.

Even though I have been around fabric, yarn & crafts my whole life; knitting sweaters and sewing garments while in high school; studying Textile Engineering and Textile Marketing while at college; working for one of the largest European clothing manufacturers later on?..I rediscovered ...

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