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Free Knitting Pattern: Grey Twist Cable Hat

Lion Brand® Hometown USA®
Pattern #: L0070AD
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: One Size
Finished Circumference 19 1/2 in. (50 cm), Hat will stretch to fit a range of sizes.

CORRECTIONS: (applied Jan 13, 2012)


HAT

Rnd 20 19 (Dec Rnd):
(K2tog) around - 10 sts.
The above is only a summary of corrections; the corrected pattern text is below (if free) or shipped upon completion of order (if purchased)
 
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Hometown USA®

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 135-149: Hometown USA Yarn: Dallas Grey
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*Hometown USA® (Article #135). Solids and Multis: 100% Acrylic
Tweeds: 94% Acrylic, 6% Rayon; package size: Solids: 5 oz. (142 g), 81 yd. (74 m)
Multis and Tweeds: 4 oz. (113 g), 64 yd. (59 m)

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•  135-149 Hometown USA Yarn: Dallas Grey
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$ 5.29  
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Grey Twist Cable Hat

Lion Brand® Hometown USA®

GAUGE:

9 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd). 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

STITCH EXPLANATION:

sk2p - Slip 1 st as if to knit, knit 2 sts together, pass slipped stitch over - 2 sts decreased.

PATTERN STITCH
Twist Cable (worked over 4 sts)
Rnd 1:
P1, k2, p1.
Rnd 2: P1, k 2nd st on left needle through back loop (tbl), do not sl from needle, k first st on left needle, sl both sts from needle, p1.
Rnds 3 and 4: Rep Rnd 1.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Twist Cable pattern.


HAT
Cast on 44 sts. Divide sts onto 4 needles. Place marker for beg of rnd and join, being careful not to twist sts by knitting the first st on left needle.
Work in St st worked in the rnd (k every rnd) until piece measures about 2 in. (5 cm) from beg.
Rnd 1: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 1 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 2: *K1tbl, k5, k1tbl, work Rnd 2 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 3: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 3 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnd 4: *K1tbl, p5, k1tbl, work Rnd 4 of Twist Cable over next 4 sts, rep from * around.
Rnds 5-12: Rep Rnds 1-4.
Shape Crown
Rnd 13 (Dec Rnd):
*K1tbl, k2tog, k1, k2tog, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around - 36 sts.
Rnd 14: *K1tbl, k3, k1tbl, k4; rep from * around.
Rnd 15 (Dec Rnd): *K1tbl, sk2p, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around - 28 sts.
Rnd 16: *K1tbl, k1, k1tbl, p4; rep from * around.
Rnd 17 (Dec Rnd): *Sk2p, k4; rep from * around - 20 sts.
Rnd 18: Knit.
Rnd 19 (Dec Rnd): (K2tog) around - 10 sts.
Cut yarn, leaving a long tail. Thread tail through sts of last row and pull to gather. Knot tightly to secure.

FINISHING
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing) rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch st(s) = stitch(es)
tbl = through the back loop tog = together


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 3 reviews)
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Grey Twist Cable Hat Reviewed by Beth Negrey on 2012-10-21 *****
So quick, easy, and CUTE! I will definitely be making more (including one for myself). I used LB Hometown in Cambridge Tweed and circular and DP size 13 needles. If I wanted the hat to cover ears, I'd add another repeat of rnds 1-4, but it's perfectly fine without them.


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