Cable Knit Hat

Knit this wonderfully warm hat using Patons Canadiana, an easy care yarn that washes and dries beautifully and is available in over 50 inspiring colours - amazing solids and lively variegated shades.

 

Courtesy of the Patons Design Team.

 
 

Craft Time: 60+ minutes

Uses Recycled Items: No

Keywords: C_29527, october2012, cable knit hat, hat, patons, canadiana, knit pattern, free knit pattern, knit pattern

Materials

  • Patons® Canadiana™ (100 ga./3.5 oz.; 187m /205 yds.) Yarn – Oatmeal (1 Ball)
  • Knitting Needles, Size 4mm (U.S. 6)
  • Knitting Needles, Size 4.5mm (U.S. 7) or Size Needed to Obtain Tension
  • Cable Needle
  • Scissors
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Instructions

Cable Panel Pat (worked over 12 sts).

1st row: (RS). K2. P2. K4. P2. K2.

2nd row: P2. K2. P4. K2. P2.

3rd row: K2. P2. C4B. P2. K2.

4th row: As 2nd row.

5th and 6th rows: As 1st and

2nd rows.

7th row: T4F. C4B. T4B.

8th row: K2. P8. K2.

9th row: P2. T4B. T4F. P2.

10th row: K2. P2. K4. P2. K2.

11th row: T4B. P4. T4F.

12th row: P2. K8. P2.

13th row: K2. P8. K2.

14th row: As 12th row.

15th to 18th rows: As 13th and

14th rows twice more.

19th row: T4F. P4. T4B.

20th row: As 10th row.

21st row: P2. C4F. C4B. P2.

22nd row: K2. P8. K2.

23rd row: T4B. C4B. T4F.

24th row: P2. K2. P4. K2. P2.

These 24 rows form Cable Panel Pat.

 

With smaller needles, cast on 98 sts.

1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.

2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.

Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 4½" (11.5 cm), ending on a RS row.

Next row: Rib across 8 sts. (Inc 1 st in next st) twice. *Rib across
14 sts. (Inc 1 st in next st) twice. Rep from * to last 8 sts. Rib to end of row. 110 sts. Place marker at end of last row.

 

Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:

1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. Work 1st row of Cable Panel. P2. K2. P2. Work 13th row of Cable Panel. P2. K2. Rep from * twice more.

2nd row: P2. *K2. Work 14th row of Cable Panel. K2. P2. K2. Work 2nd row of Cable Panel. K2. P2. Rep from * twice more.

These 2 rows form pat. Cable Panels are now in position.

Keeping cont of Cable Panels (as placed in last 2 rows) cont in pat until work from marker measures approx 5" (12.5 cm), ending with following row of pat:

Last row: (WS). P2. *K2. Work 20th row of Cable Panel. K2. P2. K2. Work 8th row of Cable Panel. K2. P2. Rep from * twice more.

 

Shape top: 1st row: (RS). K2. *P2tog. Work 9th row of Cable Panel. P2tog. K2. P2tog. Work 21st row of Cable Panel. P2tog. K2. Rep from * twice more. 98 sts.

2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.

3rd row: K2. *P1. Work 11th row of Cable Panel. P1. K2. P1. Work 23rd row of Cable Panel. P1. K2. Rep from * twice more.

5th row: K2. *P1. K2. P2. (P2tog) twice. P2. K2. P1. K2. P1. K2. P2tog. K4. P2tog. K2. P1. K2. Rep from * twice more. 86 sts.

7th row: K2tog. *P1. K2. P6. K2. P1. K2tog. P1. K2. P1. C4B. P1. K2. P1. K2tog. Rep from * twice more. 79 sts.

9th row: P2tog. *K2. P1. (P2tog) twice. P1. K2. P3tog. K1. ssk. K4. K2tog. K1.** P3tog. Rep from * once more, then rep from * to ** once. P2tog. 55 sts.

11th row: P1. *C4F. C4B. P1. Rep from * to end of row.

13th row: P1. *K2tog. C4B. K2tog. P1. Rep from * to end of row. 43 sts.

15th row: P1. *(K3tog) twice. P1. Rep from * to end of row. 19 sts. Break yarn leaving a long end. Draw end tightly through rem sts. Sew center back seam, reversing seam for cuff turn-back.

 

Pom pom: Wind yarn around 4 fingers approx 50 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. Cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape.

Sew securely to Hat.

 

Abbreviations

alt = alternate(ing)
approx = approximately
c4b = slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. k2, then k2 from cable needle
c4f = slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. k2, then k2 from cable needle
cont = continue(ity)
inc = increase 1 by knitting into front and back of next stitch
k2(3)tog = knit next 2(3) stitches together
p = purl
p2(3)tog = purl next 2(3) stitches together
pat = pattern
rem = remaining
rep = repeat
rs = right side
ssk = slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together
st(s) = stitch(es)
t4b = slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. k2, then p2 from cable needle.
t4f = slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. p2, then k2 from cable needle.
tog = together
ws = wrong side