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WiFi Hat

from Dark Matter Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : WiFi Hat
WiFi Hat
WiFi Hat
WiFi Hat
WiFi Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cast on, knit, purl, bind off, basic decreases,

Pattern Description:

The WiFi Hat - suited to men and women - lets you have the look of cables without the cable needle. (Thus the punny name: this hat has all the fun of cables without actual cables - just like wifi!)

This hat's attractively hemmed brim means no interruption to
the color work.

If this is your first time trying stranded knitting, you will find plenty of tips in the pattern to help make your first color project a pleasure.


21 sts = 4" = 18 rounds in faux cable pat on larger needle, after blocking

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished hat measures 211/2" around (size pictured). For a hat that measures 221/2" around, knit with worsted-weight yarn at 20 sts = 4". Both City Tweed and Wool of the Andes yield the smaller size.


  • Option 1: KnitPicks City Tweed DK; 55% merino, 25% alpaca, 20% Donegal tweed; 1 skein each in: MC: Tarantella (brown); CC: Desert Sage (green)
  • OR Option 2: KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Tweed; 80% wool, 20% Donegal tweed; 1 skein each in: MC: Prussian Heather (navy); CC: Down Heather (light gray)
  • size 7 circular needle (or size needed to get gauge), 16" or 20" long
  • size 7 double-pointed needles
  • size 5 circular needle (or two sizes smaller than needle used to get gauge), 16" or 20" long

You Will Also Need:

  • stitch markers