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Maggie is intrigued by all things colorful, cabled and unusual. Also a huge fan of JRR Tolkien and his writings, including the Lord of the Rings, she uses his work as inspiration for her knitting ...

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Cool Cat Hat

from Saenz Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cool Cat Hat
Cool Cat Hat
Cool Cat Hat
Cool Cat Hat
Cool Cat Hat
Cool Cat Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Decrease
  • Cable
  • Colorwork

Pattern Description:

Designed to be fun and funky, this hat uses contrasting colors to showcase the 5 point cable crown and unusual colorwork elements. The endless color combinations make this a perfect choice for chasing away the gloom of winter months.


Full color pictures and chart will guide you though each step. The techniques in the pattern include colorwork cables, twisted ribbing, and colorwork motifs.

Yarn requirements: 1 skein each of two contrasting colors.
Different sizes can be achieved using different needle sizes, and differing weights of yarn which make result in more or less yardage.


24 sts x 26 rows = 4 inches

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Medium


  • US 5 (3.75mm) Needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle
  • Cable needle

Suggested yarn:

220 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes


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