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Dome Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Dome Hat
Dome Hat Grey Dome Hat
Dome Hat Dome Hat Back
Dome Hat Dome Hat Front
Dome Hat Dome Hat
Dome Hat Neue Synagoge

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit through the back loop
  • purl
  • slip stitches
  • knit 2 stitches together

Pattern Description:

This hat features gorgeous little cables made from slipped stitches and is the perfect project to try your hand at cabling. The hat has been inspired by the beautiful architecture of the dome of the "Neue Synagoge" in Berlin. It looks great on both, women and men.

Instructions for one- and two-coloured versions are included. There are charts and written instructions for the cable pattern.

Yardage: The grey hat uses approx. 115 (125, 135)m/126 (137, 148)yds. The two-coloured hat uses approx. 73 (80, 86)m/80 (88, 94)yds MC & 42 (45, 50)m/46 (50, 55)yds CC.


21 sts x 30 rows = 10 x 10cm / 4 x 4" in stockinette st with bigger needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • S (M, L) to fit head circumferences of 52 (56, 60)cm / 20.5 (22, 23.5)".


  • Needles: 3.5mm & 4mm (US sizes 4 & 6) circular needles; 40cm / 16" long, 4mm DPNs (if you prefer DPNs for working small diameters in the round).
  • Yarn: DK weight yarn. Shown in Posh Yarn Sylvia DK (50% silk, 50% Merino wool, 210m/230yds per 100g skein) in Tragic Ending (grey). Two-coloured version shown in Lang Yarns Merino Superwash (100% Merino wool, 120m/131yds per 50g ball) in green 34.0297 (CC) and Schulana 120 Filana-Merino (100% Wool, 120m/131yds per 50g ball) in magenta 45 (MC).

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: 1 cable needle, 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle to weave in ends.

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Posh Yarn / Sylvia DK


Tragic Ending
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I learned knitting, crochet and sewing from my mum when I was young. I kept on going from there and soon invented my own projects. From making up my own patterns to writing them down and grading them ...

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