Cabernet Hat - DK

from Monika Sirna

Cabernet Hat - DK Pattern


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Knitting: Cabernet Hat - DK
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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:
14(14, 17, 20) {20, 23, 26}" / 35.5(35.5, 43, 51) {51, 58.5, 66)cm
Hat's depth:
6(7, 7, 8) {8, 9, 9}" / 15(18, 18, 20.5) {20.5, 23, 23)cm

Measurements of finished garment are approximates taken from relaxed fabric after blocking.

This pattern is suitable for DK weight yarns with great bounce and stitch definition.

80(100, 120, 140) {170, 210, 240} yds
70(90, 110, 130) {160, 200, 220} 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" / 7.5 cm and
16 rows = 2"/5cm using size
US 6 / 4 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:

  • XXS infant (15-16" / 38-40.5 cm)
  • 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 6/4 mm DPNs and 12"/ 30 cm or 16"/ 40 cm circular needle(s) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • US 3/3.25 mm DPNs, 12"/ 30 cm or 16"/ 40 cm circular needle(s) **for garter st brim**
  • US 4/3.5mm 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 Dia Merino DK

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 3 reviews)
KnittyO on

Excellent This hat is a winner!  June 13, 2013

Well written, breathtaking result!

KnittyO on

Excellent Perfect gift  June 13, 2013

This hat brought tears to the eyes of the recipient. ♥

KnittyO on

Excellent Simply stunning  June 13, 2013

This hat is absolutely gorgeous, and the pattern is full of tips and tricks. It's a delight in every way to knit and to wear.

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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