Roving - Cable Hat (knit)
- 00100 Rice Paper
- 00098 Low Tide
- 00104 Cobalt
- 00071 Plum
- 00067 Cranberry
- 00014 Lichen
- 00011 Bark
- 00033 Flint
- 00032 Putty
To fit average lady.
(100 g/3.5 oz; 109 m/120 yds)
1 ball #00071 Plum.
Sizes 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) and 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle.
12 sts and 16 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
M1 = Make 1 stitch by picking up horizontal loop lying before next stitch and knitting into back of loop.
With smaller needles, cast on 63 sts.
Work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K1. P1) ribbing, ending with a WS row.
Next row: (Inc row). K3. *M1. K2. M1. K3. Rep from * to end of row. 87 sts.
Change to larger needles and purl 1 row.
1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. Slip next 4 sts onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle – C8F made. Slip next 4 sts onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K4, then K4 from cable needle – C8B made. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: P1. (P16. K1) 5 times. P1.
3rd row: K1. (P1. K16) 5 times. K1.
4th to 9th rows: As 2nd and 3rd rows 3 times more.
10th row: P1. (P15. P2tog) 5 times. P1. 82 sts.
11th row: K5. (C8F. C8B) 4 times. C8F. K5.
12th and alt rows: Purl.
13th, 15th, 17th and 19th rows: Knit.
21st row: K1. (C8F. C8B) 5 times. K1.
Work 3 rows in stocking st.
Shape top: 1st row: (RS). (K3. K2tog) 16 times. K2. 66 sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: (K2. K2tog) 16 times. K2. 50 sts.
5th row: (K1. K2tog) 16 times. K2. 34 sts.
7th row: (K2tog) 17 times. 17 sts. Break yarn, leaving a long end, draw through all sts tightly. Fasten securely. Sew back seam.