DSCF3020.JPGMy Cable Hat

My knitting group asked me to make a cable hat pattern. This is a simple pattern that I made with a large cable with seed stitch between. Have fun knitting.

Materials

size 7 needle, circular & double pointed needles

marker

blunt needle

cable needle

Worsted yarn

Hat

Cast on 91 stitches, join together without twisting by knitting the first and last stitches together and place a marker at the join.

Knit 8 rows 1×1 rib (k1, p1)

  1. *p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k10 * repeat * to * to marker
  2. *k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, k10 * repeat * to * to marker
  3. repeat row 1
  4. repeat row 2
  5. *p1, k1, p1, k1, p1, 5/5LC* repeat * to * to marker
  6. repeat row 2
  7. repeat row 1
  8. repeat row 2
  9. repeat row 1
  10. repeat row 2
  11. repeat row 1
  12. repeat row 2
  13. repeat row 1
  14. repeat row 2
  15. repeat row 5

Repeat row 6 through 15 two more times

Next repeat rows 2, row 1 and row 2

Decreases start now

  1. * p1, k3tog, p1, k10 * repeat * to * to marker (78 sts)
  2. * k1, p1, k1, k10 * repeat * to * to marker
  3. * p1, k1, p1, k1, k2tog, k7 * repeat * to * to marker (73 sts)
  4. * k1, p1, k1, k9 * repeat * to * to marker
  5. * p1, k1, p1, k6, ssk * repeat * to * to marker (66 sts)
  6. * k1, p1, k1, k8 * repeat * to * to marker
  7. * p3tog, 4/4 LC * repeat * to * to marker (54 sts)
  8. * p1, k8 * repeat * to * to marker
  9. * p1, k2tog, k4, ssk * repeat * to * to marker (42 sts)
  10. * p1, k6 * repeat * to * to marker
  11. * p1, k2tog, k2, ssk * repeat * to * to marker (36 sts) move to dbl pt needles
  12. *p1, k4 * repeat * to * to marker
  13. *p1, k2tog, ssk * repeat * to * to marker (18 sts)
  14. *p1, k2 * repeat * to * to marker
  15. *k2tog across, cut yarn leave 6 inch tail. Thread blunt needle with tail and draw through the remaing 9 sts.

Stitch Guide

5/5 LC – slip 5 sts to cable needle hold in front, k5 then k5 from cable needle

4/4 LC – slip 4 sts to cable needle hold in front, k4 then k4 from cable needle

k2tog – knit 2 sts together to make 1 st. decrease

ssk – slip 2 sts knitwise from left needle to right needle, knit together through back

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