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Quick Cabled Hat
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Chunky
Pattern Number: 50607 The cables on the ends of this unusualy-shaped hat give it a perky 'cat-ear' shape, while the longer back part will keep your neck warm.

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Circumference 20 inches [51 cm]

PUBLISHED IN: Lion Brand Yarn Catalog - 2006 W


CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

630-402 Wool-Ease Chunky Yarn: Wheat

Natural with tiny strands of black


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GAUGE:
16 sts + 18 rows = 4 inches [10 cm] in Seed st. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
M1 (make 1 st) An increase worked by lifting the horizontal thread lying between the needles and placing it onto the left needle.

Work this new stitch through the back loop.

Sp2p Slip 1 st as if to knit, p2tog, pass slipped st over.



PATTERN STITCHES

Cable I

(12-st cable) Rows 1 and 3 (WS) K 2, p 8, k 2.

Row 2 (RS) P 2, k 8, p 2.

Row 4 P 2, slip next 4 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k 4, k 4 from cable needle, p 2.

Rows 5, 7, and 9 Rep Row 1.

Rows 6, 8 and 10 Rep Row 2.

Rep Rows 1-10 for Cable I.



Cable II

(11-st cable) Row 1 (WS) K 2, (p 1 tbl, k 1) 3 times, p 1 tbl, k 2.

Row 2 (RS) P 2, slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front, (k 1 tbl, p 1) twice; (k 1 tbl, p 1, k 1 tbl) from cable needle, p 2.

Rows 3, 5, 7 and 9 Rep Row 1.

Rows 4, 6, 8 and 10 P 2, (k 1 tbl, p 1) 3 times, k 1 tbl, p 2.

Rep Rows 1-10 for Cable II.



Seed Stitch

(multiple of 2 sts + 1) Row 1 *K 1, p 1; rep from * to last st, k 1.

Row 2 Knit the purl sts and purl the knit sts.

Rep Row 2 for Seed st.


INSTRUCTIONS



HAT

Cast on 37 sts.

Work 3 rows in Seed st.

Inc Row (RS) (2 Seed sts, M1) 2 times, work in Seed st to last 4 sts, (M1, 2 Seed sts) 2 times – 41 sts.

Set-up Row (WS) Beginning with Row 1 of patterns, work 12 sts of Cable I, place marker, 3 Seed sts, place marker, 11 sts of Cable II, place marker, 3 Seed sts, place marker, 12 sts of Cable I.

Continue in patterns as established until 84 rows of patterns have been completed; end with Row 4 of patterns.



Next Row (WS)

K 2, Sp2p, p 5, k 2, work Row 5 of patterns to last 12 sts, k 2, p 5, Sp2p, k 2 – 37 sts.

Work 4 rows in Seed st.

Bind off.



FINISHING

Weave in ends.

Fold piece with WS tog to form a 7-inch [18 cm] deep hat with a 3 1/2 inches [9 cm] flap.

Sew side seams beg at the top and sewing until 2 inches [5 cm] from the fold.

Flatten side seam and top of hat and, from WS, sew across, forming an upside-down "T".

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
M1 = make 1
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
tog = together
WS = wrong side


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