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Cabled Tie Topper


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  • Stranded

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This hat is knit in the round from the bottom up using Fair Isle technique for colorwork. Vertical stripes are created with color, cabling, and texture. Cap is topped with a knotted tie. Sizing implies stretching for a snug fit; size up if you prefer a looser fitting cap. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY cabling stranded colorwork working in the round basic decreasing i-cord GAUGE 19 sts and 24 rows per 4 inches in stockinette, 20 sts and 24 rows per 4 inches in cable pattern SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Size: Newborn(0-6 months, 6-12 months, Toddler, Child); Finished Head Circumference: 12.5(14.5, 16.25, 18, 19.75) inches

Supplies Needed

  • 35 (40, 45, 50, 55) yards MC and 30 (35, 40, 45, 50) yards CC yards worsted weight yarn
  • Size 7(4.5 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, cable needle, stitch marker

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Tot Toppers
Tot Toppers
Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When I Grow Up line is for those of us who are not tots, featuring a modern classic style. Kate also strives to add specifically to the growing body of knits for boys as she has three of her own! You can find her patterns at your local yarn store or online. She also does freelance work for a variety of publications. In her non-knitting life, Kate has just finished up a PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida. She lives with her family in South Carolina, which includes husband Ryan, Jesse, Charlie & Oliver (3 very handsome Tot Topper's models) and beloved dogs Cooper and Lou. You might also see the Oates' clan at a Clemson football game. Go Tigers!