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Cables Galore Beanie
"Chunky cables alternate with purl stitches to create a stretchy yet cozy and snug-fitting hat that works up quickly in super bulky yarn. Instructions are included for knitting flat and seaming or for knitting in the round. Choose your favorite method! This is the first pattern in the 2021 Hat Knit Along with KAL Corner Knitting. Skills Used Basic knitting stitches: knit, purl Knitting flat in rows, seaming (with link to photo tutorial) or knitting in the round seamlessly Closing crown (with link to video tutorial) Special stitch: C8F (with written instructions and link to video tutorial in pattern) Skill Level Intermediate Finished Size Teen/Adult: 20” (51 cm) hat circumference x 8” (20.5 cm) height. This hat stretches to fit a range of teen and adult head sizes. Materials King Cole Explorer Super Chunky yarn (80% acrylic/20% wool, 3.5 oz/100 g/87 yd/80 m) – 2 skeins in 4304 Hawkins, or approximately 87 yd (80 m) in any super bulky weight yarn. PLEASE NOTE: I used exactly 1 skein of yarn for this project, so if your gauge is different than mine, you may run out before finishing. That’s why I recommend getting 2 skeins just in case. US Size 13/9 mm knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge. (Use straight needles to knit flat and seam, or use double pointed or circular needles to knit seamlessly in the round.) US Size 15/10 mm knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge. (Use straight needles to knit flat and seam, or use double pointed or circular needles to knit seamlessly in the round.) Clover Quick Locking Stitch Marker Set. (optional, but helpful if knitting in the round or to mark repeats in pattern). Cable needle. Yarn needle. Gauge 3 sts = 1” (2.5 cm) with smaller needles in stockinette stitch. For best fit, check your gauge."
Knitting Needle Size13 or 9 mm, 15 or 10 mm
Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)
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