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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...

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Cabled Tie Topper

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cabled Tie Topper
Cabled Tie Topper
Cabled Tie Topper
Cabled Tie Topper
Cabled Tie Topper
Cabled Tie Topper

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cabling
  • stranded colorwork
  • working in the round
  • basic decreasing
  • i-cord

Pattern Description:

This hat is knit in the round from the bottom up using Fair Isle technique for colorwork. Vertical stripes are created with color, cabling, and texture.
Cap is topped with a knotted tie. Sizing implies stretching for a snug fit; size up if you prefer a looser fitting cap.


19 sts and 24 rows per 4 inches in stockinette, 20 sts and 24 rows per 4 inches in cable pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Newborn(0-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child); Finished Head Circumference: 12.5(14.5, 16.25, 18, 19.75) inches


  • 35 (40, 45, 50, 55) yards MC and 30 (35, 40, 45, 50) yards CC yards worsted weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 7(4.5 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, cable needle, stitch marker

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