I have owned the same car since I turned 16. (For those of you keeping track, that’s more than half my life.) But the time finally came to let go, and this winter my mom and I drove my new (her old) car from Indiana to Oregon. After five days on the interstate, it’s easy to see why the swerving cables of this hat popped into my mind.
Size this pattern up or down with your yarn choice and gauge. There are sizes to fit all ages, and the length is customizable, too, for the perfect fit.
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16" circular and double points in main size (noted below) and 16" circular in one size smaller (for brim):
Sport - US #4/3.5mm (or size to get gauge)
DK - US #5/3.75mm (or size to get gauge)
Worsted - US #6/4mm (or size to get gauge)
Aran - US #7/5mm (or size to get gauge)
Advanced beginner (working in the round, cabling, maintaining ribbing)
After blocking, in stockinette stitch on larger needles and in k2, p2 ribbing unstretched on smaller needles:
Sport - 28 stitches = 4” in st st. Approximately 42 sts = 4” in k2, p2.
DK - 24 stitches = 4” in st st. Approximately 36 sts = 4” in k2, p2.
Worsted - 22 stitches = 4” in st st. Approximately 33 sts = 4” in k2, p2.
Aran - 20 stitches = 4” in st st. Approximately 30 sts = 4” in k2, p2.
Sport (DK, Worsted, Aran) = Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Adult Large) = approximately 10 (12, 13, 14)" circumference unstretched.
To fit head circumference up to 18 (up to 20, 19-22, 21-23)”.
Approximately 7 (7.5, 8, 8.5)” tall.
Measured after blocking.