Cabled Hat & Cowl Set

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“Tree motifs and classic cables dappled with shadow rib texture make this hat and cowl a fun wintry set—a nod to the Tree of Life and other traditional Aran stitch patterns. The larger the pom-pom for the top of the hat, the better.” – Leila Raabe

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Worsted weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:

  • 215 yards color A for Hat; 630 yards color B for Cowl


Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g):

  • 2 skeins color A for Hat; 5 skeins color B for Cowl
  • Hat photographed (with and without pom-pom) in color Birdbook
  • Cowl photographed in color Woodsmoke
  • 22½ stitches & 32 rounds = 4″ in Bough Motif (Cowl) with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • 22 stitches & 34 rounds = 4″ in Two-and-One Twisted Ribbing with Size B needle(s), after blocking
  • One 21-stitch repeat of Bough & Cable Motif (Hat) measures 3¾” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • One 14-stitch repeat of Bough Motif (Cowl) measures 2½” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • 14-stitch Cabled Border Motif (Cowl) measures 1¾” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • 18 stitches & 26 rounds = 4″ in stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Note: Stockinette stitch is not used in the pattern; gauge is for reference only


Size A (for Main Fabric):

  • One each 16″ and 32″ circular needles, and a set of double-pointed needles (DPN) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Size B (for Ribbing – Hat only):

  • One 16″ circular needle three sizes smaller than Size A needle(s)
  • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)
Finished dimensions
  • Cowl: 55″ circumference; 11″ height
  • Hat: 22½” circumference (to comfortably fit average adult head sizes 22-24″); 8¾” height
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