Woodgrain Hat

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Woodgrain Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Woodgrain Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Decrease
  • Cable
  • Work in the round

Pattern Description:

A standard ribbed hat with a twist - twisted stitches and simple cabling create a wood grain appearance in a luxurious brown sportweight yarn. The twisted rib creates a very stretchy material that will fit many head sizes. Choose a yarn with a soft hand and good stitch definition for the best result. The Woodgrain Hat works for men and women alike.


24 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Toque: S, M, L
  • Slouch: S, M, L
  • S: 18-20.5"
  • M: 21-22"
  • L: 22.5-24"


  • Cephalopod Yarns Bugga [70% Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 400 yds per 113gm skein], shown in colorways Killer Bee and Bronze Moth; Toque: 125 (140, 160) yards; Slouch: 180 (200, 225) yards
  • U.S. size 2 (2.75 mm) 16" circular needle
  • U.S. size 4 (3.5 mm) 16" circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle
  • tapestry needle
  • stitch markers (optional)

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Cephalopod Yarns Bugga!


Shown in Killer Bee and Bronze Moth

About Designer

About Designer

Kristen Hanley on craftsy.com

Kristen Hanley Cardozo lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and an increasingly large collection of yarn and knitting patterns. Kristen is a loose cannon, but also the best cop on the force. She designs knitwear whenever she gets half a chance.

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