Cables & Twists Hat

from Leah Michelle Designs

Cables & Twists Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Cables & Twists Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • cable with a cable needle

Pattern Description:

This stylish cabled hat looks like it came straight from the fall fashion runways. Designed with cable and twist stitches for texture in the main body and a folded ribbed brim, this hat is sure to please even the most stylish fashionista. Cables & Twists is worked in the round from the bottom up. 2 skeins of Knit Picks Swish Worsted is required, or 200 yards of a worsted weight yarn.


24 sts and 30 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in 2 x 2 rib worked in the rnd with smaller needle after blocking.
24 sts and 26 rnds = 4" [10 cm] in cable pattern worked in the rnd with larger needle after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size: Fits approximate head circumference of 21 - 24 inches (53 - 61 cm).


  • Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 110 yd [101 m]/1.76 oz [50 g]). 2 skeins. Shown in Cobblestone Heather.
  • US size 6 [4.0 mm] 16" [40 mm] circular needle.
  • US size 8 [5.0 mm] 16" [40 mm] circular needle.
  • US size 8 [5.0 mm] double-pointed needles (dpns).
  • Adjust needle size as necessary to obtain gauge.

You Will Also Need:

  • marker
  • cable needle
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

About Designer

About Designer

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Michelle Krause is a northern Canadian designer specializing in knitted accessories ? scarves, cowls, shawls, hats, socks, and mittens. She enjoys designing with lace, cables, and texture. She works with all weights of yarn and focuses on designing one (or sometimes two) skein projects that are perfect for hand-dyed and/or luxury yarns. Leah Michelle Designs are uncomplicated, with clean lines ...

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