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Free Knitting Pattern: Ella Cable Hat


A versatile, stylish cabled hat for both men and women. Instructions are for a hat that will fit an average adult or teen head circumference of approx 20-22".


Knitted Measurements
Circumference: 18" unstretched


1 x Parklane; Color 3 (or color of your choice)
US Size 7 (4.5 mm) circular and double-point knitting needles
1 cable needle


Approx 20 st = 4" in Pattern Stitch


Pattern Stitch
R1-3: *(P2, k6, p2), rep * till end
R4: *[P2, sl next 3 st to cable needle and hold in back (or in front), k3, k3 from cable needle, p2)], rep * till end
R5-6: Rep R1.


To knit hat:
Cast on 90 stitches
Work 1x1 Ribbing for 5 rows. Work in Pattern Stitch till piece measures 7.5" from beginning.


Decrease (switch to double-point needles when necessary):
R1: *(K8, K2tog), rep * till end.
R2: *(K7, K2tog), rep * till end.
R3: *(K6, K2tog), rep * till end.
R4: *(K5, K2tog), rep * till end.
R5: *(K4, K2tog), rep * till end.
R6: *(K3, K2tog), rep * till end.
R7: *(K2, K2tog), rep * till end.
R8: *(K1, K2tog), rep * till end.


Cut yarn, leaving a tail of about 12".


Weave through remaining stitches, removing stitches from knitting needle. Draw up tightly and bind off. Weave in all loose ends.



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Every effort has been made to ensure that the directions contained in this pattern are accurate and complete; However, we cannot be responsible for individual variance, human or typographical errors.