I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, ...
I am an artist and knitwear designer living in Amherst, Massachusetts. My knitting patterns are available through Craftsy, Ravelry, and Etsy. My designs have also been published by Brooklyn Tweed, Quince and Co., Knitscene, Interweave Knits, Green Mountain Spinnery, and Knitty.
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The Fiery Searcher Hat is a classic cabled beret designed by Bonnie Sennott. To make this hat, you'll need 250 yards/229m fingering weight yarn, one 16-inch US #1/2.25mm 16-inch circular needle, one US #2/2.75mm 16-inch circular, and one set of US #2/2.75mm dpns.
The pattern provides instructions for knitting a women's size medium, which should fit heads measuring 20-25 inches/51-64 cm in circumference. For a smaller hat, go down a needle size and/or use a light fingering weight yarn. For a larger hat, go up a needle size and/or use sportweight or DK weight yarn.
The hat is worked in the round on a circular needle. Double-pointed needles (dpns) are used on the crown. Skills required include standard knitting techniques and stitches, as well as cabling with a cable needle. The stitch patterns are given in both written form and in charts. Explanations are given for all stitches.
32 sts/36 rows = 4"/10 cm in Cable Pattern, on larger needle, unstretched
250 yards of Fingering weight