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Cavendish Cable Hat
Lion Brand® Alpine Wool
Pattern Number: 90276AD
This classic cable hat is perfect for any child.
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 19 in. (48.5 cm), will stretch to fit a range of sizes.
822-223 Alpine Wool Yarn: Oatmeal
White with tan and brown
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 16.58
Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 9 [5.5 mm]
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Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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22 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over Cable Pattern. 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 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.
3/3 LC (3 over 3 left cross) Sl next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in front of work, k3, then k3 from cable needle.
K2, p2 Rib (multiple of 4 sts)
Row 1 (RS): *K2, p2; rep from *.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.
Cast on 72 sts.
Work in K2, p2 Rib until piece measures 5 in.
(12.5 cm) from beg.
Next Row (WS): *P2, p into front and then back of next st (increase made), p1, p into front and then back of next st, rep from * across to last 5 sts, p 2, p into front and then back of next st, p last 2 sts - 99 sts at end of row.
Begin Cable Pattern
Row 1: *k6, (p1, k1 tbl) twice, p1; rep from * across.
Row 2: *k1, (p1 tbl, k1) twice, p6; rep from * across.
Row 3: *3/3 LC, (p1, k1tbl) twice, p1; rep from * across.
Row 4: Rep Row 2.
Rows 5-8: Rep Rows 1 and 2 twice.
Rep Rows 1-8 until piece measures about 9 1/4 in.
(23.5 cm) from beg, end with a Row 3.
Row 1 (WS): *K1, p3tog, k1, p6; rep from * across - 81 sts at end of row.
Row 2: *K6, p1, k1 tbl, p1; rep from * across.
Row 3: *k3tog, p6; rep from * across - 63 sts at end of row.
Row 4: *K6, p1; rep from * across.
Row 5: K1, p1, *p2tog, p3, k1, p3, p2tog, k3tog; rep from * to last 5 sts, p2tog, p3 - 46 sts at end of row.
Row 6: *K4, p1; rep from * to last 6 sts, k5, p1.
Row 7: K1, p5, *k1, p2tog, p1, p3tog, p3; rep from * across - 34 sts at end of row.
Row 8: *3/3 LC, p1; rep from * to last 6 sts, k6.
Row 9: *P2tog; rep from * across - 17 sts at end of row.
Row 10: Knit.
Row 11: *P2tog; rep from * to last st, p1 - 9 sts at end of row.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail.
Thread tail through remaining sts and pull to gather.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
k3tog = knit 3 together
p = purl
p3tog = purl 3 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sl = slip
st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop
WS = wrong side
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