Twisted-Stitch Brimmed Cap

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Get your cable fix with this one-skein cap in Shelter. A deep edging of twisted rib buds into an ornate cable motif that decreases to forms a sunburst at the crown. The fabric is stretchy enough to fit most adult heads. Handsome in any color, this design is great for using up insurance skeins from larger projects or for playing with new shades you’ve been wanting to try. Snare is worked entirely from charts.


  • 140 yards of worsted weight wool yarn


Note: The sample hat used almost 1 full skein. If you plan to make a longer hat or if your gauge is tighter than the given gauge, be sure to purchase an extra skein.

Please note: the stitch patterns for this garment are charted only.

  • 23 stitches & 32 rounds = 4″ in Snare Chart pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric):

  • One 16″ circular needle and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs)* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)

Size B (for Ribbing):

  • One 16″ circular needle*, two sizes smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)

*32″ circular needle can be used instead of 16″ circular and DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round.

Finished dimensions
  • 20¾” circumference (to comfortably fit average adult head sizes 20-23″)
  • 9″ length (7″ length with rib folded up 2″)

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern

  • Rib Cabled Cast On
Norah Gaughan
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