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New Zealand

I am a knitter, and have been knitting obsessively for the past 6 years, although I learnt to knit as a small child. Pattern design is my new passion, I love the freedom to design patterns that I ...

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Hutt Valley Hat

from Sezza Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Hutt Valley Hat
Hutt Valley Hat
Hutt Valley Hat
Hutt Valley Hat
Hutt Valley Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • Knitting stripes
  • Decreasing
  • cabling

Pattern Description:

The Hutt Valley Hat uses a combination of stripes and a simple cabled stitch which makes it look far more complicated than it is. Each row uses just one single colour to knit. The pattern includes 2 crown options to choose from.

The pattern includes a chart, as well as written instructions. Instructions are also included for working the cable both with, and without a cable needle.

Extremely economical on yarn, this is a great project to use up remnant or leftover yarn. 2 skeins of Cascade 220 were enough to complete a woman's hat, a woman's pair of mitts and a child's pair of mitts, with yarn leftover!

Sized from Toddler to Man, this is a great pattern for all the family, and can be made in any combination of colours to suit.

A matching fingerless mitten pattern is coming soon(see last photo), and you can pre-purchase this now via the ebook. A download link will be emailed to you as soon as this is available - which will be no later than the 15th of December. This pattern will also be multi-sized.

The Hutt Valley hat is named for the area in which I live in, the Vs on the hat remind me of the Valleys I overlook from my house.

Size ~ Head circumference ~ Finished length ~ Yardage MC ~ Yardage CC

Toddler ~ 17 inches/43 cm ~ 6.5 inches/16.5cm ~ 50m/55yds ~ 45m/50yds

Child ~ 19 inches/48cm ~ 7.25 inches/18.5cm ~ 60m/65yds ~ 50m/55yds

Woman ~ 21 inches/53cm ~ 8.25 inches/21cm ~ 70m/75yds ~ 60m/65yds

Man ~ 23 inches/58cm ~ 9.25 inches/23.5cm ~ 75m/80yds ~ 65m/70yds

Pattern has been Tech Edited.


20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Toddler (17"), Child (19") Woman (21") Man (23")


  • cable needle (optional)
  • US 6 mm circular needle
  • Us 7 circular needle
  • 2x colours of light worsted yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker

Suggested yarn:

150 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cascade 220

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