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Womans Cable Hat Novita Alpaca Wool

Womans Cable Hat Novita Alpaca Wool

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Cable hat worked in Novita Alpaca Wool yarn is winter´s embellishment. Showy accessories include warm cable wrist warmers as well.
Magazine Novita Talvi 2015 -lehti (in Finnish)
Pattern N:o in Magazine 25
Skill level Expert
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Availability:In stock
SKU N041525
Pattern details
Size
woman

Yarn demand
Novita Alpaca Wool (off-white) 100 g

Needles and other supplies
40cm long circular needles Novita 4 mm
Set of 5 double-pointed 4 mm needles

Designer
Irina Valtonen

Details

Stitch pattern

Rib in round: *K1,P1,rep from* to end.

Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.

Pattern st in round:

Rnd 1-3: purl.

Rnd 4-6: knit. Rep rnds 1-6.

Moss stitch in round:

Rnd 1: *K1,P1, rep from * to end.

Rnd 2: *P1, K1, rep from * to end. Rep rnds 1-2.

Cable pattern: See chart.

Tension

20 sts and 20 rows to 10 cm measured over pattern st.

Note: Hat is worked in round. Meeting and separation of the cables is achieved by increasing and decreasing stitches in between cables.

Hat

Using 40cm circular needle cast on 126 sts. Work in round.

Beg and ending rnds as indicated, work in rib and patt from chart as folls:

Rnd 1: * work 11 sts in rib, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2, work 5 sts in rib, P2, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more. Rep rnds 1-8.

AT THE SAME TIME after 11 rnds have been completed beg increases and decreases in between cables as folls:
Rnd 4: * work 11 sts in rib, P1, M1P (make one stitch by picking up horizontal loop before next stitch and purling into back of it), P1, work cable A (=9 sts), P2tog, work 5 sts in rib, P2tog, work cable B (=9 sts), P1, M1P, P1, rep from * twice more. Rep decreases and increases every 4th rnd that is on rnd 4 and rnd 8 of chart. Purl 2 sts at both sides of cables.

AT THE SAME TIME after 15 rnds have been completed work as folls: * work 12 sts in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2, work 4 sts in moss st, P1,M1P, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, work 1 st in pattern st * twice more =129 sts. Purl 2 sts at both sides of cables, increase sts into pattern st and decrease sts from moss st.

Work until 2 purled sts are left in between cables.

Next rnd (rnd 4 or 8): * work 15 in pattern st, P1, M1P, P1, K8, sl1, K1, psso, K2tog, K8, P1, M1P, P1, work 4 sts in pattern st, rep from * twice more.

Work 3 rnds.

Next rnd (rnd 4 or 8): * work 16 in pattern st, P2tog, work cable A (=9 sts), M1P, work cable B (=9 sts),P2tog, work 5 sts in pattern st, rep from * twice more.

Next rnd (rnd 5 or 1): * work 16 in pattern st, P1, work cable A (=9 sts), M1P, work cable B (=9 sts),P1, work 5 sts in pattern st, rep from * twice more.

Rep decreases and increases every 4th rnd that is on rnd 4 and rnd 8 of chart. Purl 2 sts at both sides of cables. When there is 6 sts in between cables, beg working them in moss st.

Work until there is 10 sts (=P2, 6 sts of moss st, P2) in between cables.

Work 11 rnds without increases and decreases.

Beg decreases as folls:

Dec rnd 1(rnd 4 or 8): * work 11 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2tog, work 6 sts in moss st, P2tog, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =123 sts.

Dec rnd 2(rnd 5 or 1): * work 10 in pattern st, P2tog, P1, work cable A (=9 sts), P2,work 3 sts in moss st, P2tog, P1, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =117 sts.

Work 1 rnd ( that is rnd 6 or rnd 2 of chart).

Dec rnd 3: * P2tog, work 8 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P1, P2tog, work 2 sts in moss st, P2, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =111 sts.

Dec rnd 4: * work 9 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P1, P2tog twice, P1, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =105 sts.

Dec rnd 5: * work 8 in pattern st, P2tog, P1, work cable A (=9 sts), P2, P2tog, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =99 sts.

Work 1 rnd ( that is rnd 6 or rnd 2 of chart).

Dec rnd 6: * P2tog, work 6 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2tog, P1, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =93 sts.

Dec rnd 7: * work 7 in pattern st, P2, K8, sl1, K1, psso, K2tog, K8, P2, rep from * twice more =87 sts.

Dec rnd 8: * P2tog, work 5 in pattern st, P2tog, work cable A (=9 sts), work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =81 sts.

Work 1 rnd ( that is rnd 6 or rnd 2 of chart).

AT THE SAME TIME change to double pointed needles when convenient.

Cont in stocking st in round.

Dec rnd 9: K6, * K2tog, K3, rep from * to end = 66 sts.

Work 1 rnd in stocking st.

Dec rnd 10: * K1, K2tog, rep from * to end = 44 sts.

Dec rnd 11: * K2tog, rep from * to end = 22 sts.

Dec rnd 12: * K2tog, rep from * to end = 11 sts.

Break yarn leaving a long end. Pull end through all sts and tighten it. Weave in all ends.

To Make Up

Lightly steam the hat.

Pattern instructions
Finished dimensions
Noin 9 x 22 cm

Stitch patterns & gauge
Stitch pattern
Rib in round: *K1,P1,rep from* to end.
Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.
Pattern st in round:
Rnd 1-3: purl.
Rnd 4-6: knit. Rep rnds 1-6.
Moss stitch in round:
Rnd 1: *K1,P1, rep from * to end.
Rnd 2: *P1, K1, rep from * to end. Rep rnds 1-2.
Cable pattern: See chart.
Tension
20 sts and 20 rows to 10 cm measured over pattern st.

Note: Hat is worked in round. Meeting and separation of the cables is achieved by increasing and decreasing stitches in between cables.

Stitch pattern

Rib in round: *K1,P1,rep from* to end.

Stocking stitch in round: knit all rows.

Pattern st in round:

Rnd 1-3: purl.

Rnd 4-6: knit. Rep rnds 1-6.

Moss stitch in round:

Rnd 1: *K1,P1, rep from * to end.

Rnd 2: *P1, K1, rep from * to end. Rep rnds 1-2.

Cable pattern: See chart.

Tension

20 sts and 20 rows to 10 cm measured over pattern st.

Note: Hat is worked in round. Meeting and separation of the cables is achieved by increasing and decreasing stitches in between cables.

Hat

Using 40cm circular needle cast on 126 sts. Work in round.

Beg and ending rnds as indicated, work in rib and patt from chart as folls:

Rnd 1: * work 11 sts in rib, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2, work 5 sts in rib, P2, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more. Rep rnds 1-8.

AT THE SAME TIME after 11 rnds have been completed beg increases and decreases in between cables as folls:
Rnd 4: * work 11 sts in rib, P1, M1P (make one stitch by picking up horizontal loop before next stitch and purling into back of it), P1, work cable A (=9 sts), P2tog, work 5 sts in rib, P2tog, work cable B (=9 sts), P1, M1P, P1, rep from * twice more. Rep decreases and increases every 4th rnd that is on rnd 4 and rnd 8 of chart. Purl 2 sts at both sides of cables.

AT THE SAME TIME after 15 rnds have been completed work as folls: * work 12 sts in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2, work 4 sts in moss st, P1,M1P, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, work 1 st in pattern st * twice more =129 sts. Purl 2 sts at both sides of cables, increase sts into pattern st and decrease sts from moss st.

Work until 2 purled sts are left in between cables.

Next rnd (rnd 4 or 8): * work 15 in pattern st, P1, M1P, P1, K8, sl1, K1, psso, K2tog, K8, P1, M1P, P1, work 4 sts in pattern st, rep from * twice more.

Work 3 rnds.

Next rnd (rnd 4 or 8): * work 16 in pattern st, P2tog, work cable A (=9 sts), M1P, work cable B (=9 sts),P2tog, work 5 sts in pattern st, rep from * twice more.

Next rnd (rnd 5 or 1): * work 16 in pattern st, P1, work cable A (=9 sts), M1P, work cable B (=9 sts),P1, work 5 sts in pattern st, rep from * twice more.

Rep decreases and increases every 4th rnd that is on rnd 4 and rnd 8 of chart. Purl 2 sts at both sides of cables. When there is 6 sts in between cables, beg working them in moss st.

Work until there is 10 sts (=P2, 6 sts of moss st, P2) in between cables.

Work 11 rnds without increases and decreases.

Beg decreases as folls:

Dec rnd 1(rnd 4 or 8): * work 11 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2tog, work 6 sts in moss st, P2tog, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =123 sts.

Dec rnd 2(rnd 5 or 1): * work 10 in pattern st, P2tog, P1, work cable A (=9 sts), P2,work 3 sts in moss st, P2tog, P1, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =117 sts.

Work 1 rnd ( that is rnd 6 or rnd 2 of chart).

Dec rnd 3: * P2tog, work 8 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P1, P2tog, work 2 sts in moss st, P2, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =111 sts.

Dec rnd 4: * work 9 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P1, P2tog twice, P1, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =105 sts.

Dec rnd 5: * work 8 in pattern st, P2tog, P1, work cable A (=9 sts), P2, P2tog, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =99 sts.

Work 1 rnd ( that is rnd 6 or rnd 2 of chart).

Dec rnd 6: * P2tog, work 6 in pattern st, P2, work cable A (=9 sts), P2tog, P1, work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =93 sts.

Dec rnd 7: * work 7 in pattern st, P2, K8, sl1, K1, psso, K2tog, K8, P2, rep from * twice more =87 sts.

Dec rnd 8: * P2tog, work 5 in pattern st, P2tog, work cable A (=9 sts), work cable B (=9 sts), P2, rep from * twice more =81 sts.

Work 1 rnd ( that is rnd 6 or rnd 2 of chart).

AT THE SAME TIME change to double pointed needles when convenient.

Cont in stocking st in round.

Dec rnd 9: K6, * K2tog, K3, rep from * to end = 66 sts.

Work 1 rnd in stocking st.

Dec rnd 10: * K1, K2tog, rep from * to end = 44 sts.

Dec rnd 11: * K2tog, rep from * to end = 22 sts.

Dec rnd 12: * K2tog, rep from * to end = 11 sts.

Break yarn leaving a long end. Pull end through all sts and tighten it. Weave in all ends.

To Make Up

Lightly steam the hat.


Skill levels

Beginner

Have you just learned to knit, maybe still trying to figure out the very basics like knit and purl stitches? Or are you picking up knitting again for the first time since elementary school? Start here.

Technique

Beginner-level patterns include only basic knitting techniques: knitting and purling. You’ll also need to cast on and cast off stitches. The projects can be worked flat or in the round. Easy, regular decreases are used. Most patterns are worked in stockinette or garter stitch. Other simple stitch patterns may occur, and they are always detailed in the written pattern. Stripes of different colours may be used, but no more advanced colourwork.

Patterns

All patterns are written and do not include charts. Abbreviations are not used. Getting gauge is not crucial to the finished piece. Patterns include mostly accessories such as scarved and beanies. Pillowcases and other home decoration pieces.

Adventurous beginner

Got the basics covered? You’d like to take a swing at your first pair of socks, perhaps some easy cables or colourwork? A treasure of patterns awaits you on this level.

Technique

Patterns on this level may include simple colourwork, cables or lace. Colourwork patterns repeats are relatively short, cables simple and symmetrical and lace patterns easy and relatively small, covering details rather than entire pieces. The colourwork, cable and lace stitches are not worked into decreases or increases. Colourwork yarn floats are short, max. 3-4 stitches. Picking up stitches may occur. On this level, you’ll also find easy patterns using domino knitting, log cabin knitting or tunisian crochet.

Patterns

Patterns may include simple charts. In case special techniques are employed, they are detailed our in the instructions, either as text or e.g. through videos. The patterns may also suggest ”shortcuts”, i.e. easier ways to accomplish a technique. Most of the basic socks with heel flaps or afterthought heels are on this level, as well as mittens with no-gusset thumbs. There’s also plenty of sweaters, usually yoke sweaters or raglan sleeve sweaters.

Intermediate

So knitting is a regular hobby for you? Abbreviations, charts and instructions are no more than a walk in the park? Perhaps you’re looking for something to challenge yourself with, even at the odds of frogging?

Technique

In addition to basic techniques, some special techniques may be employed on this level, e.g. short rows. The same pattern may include both lace and cables. Magic loop knitting or entrelac, two-coloured brioche stitch, also here. In general, patterns require a more advanced ability to "read" your knitting. Lace patterns are also more advanced than on the previous level, but the lace stitches are still worked on right side only. Intarsia may be included, but in relatively simple and symmetrical patterns.

Patterns

Patterns on this level can feature concurrent shaping, e.g. neckline shaping at the same time as sleeve decreases or sleeve decreases into cable pattern. Sweater sleeves may require more advanced shaping. Most of our sweaters are at this level. Other patterns include e.g. magic loop patterns and toe-up socks.

Advanced

Turn off that telly and lash the doors, maximum concetration required! Although this skill level doesn’t bring much more in terms of technique, there’s simply more going on at the same time. Skill, concentration and perception are requisite.

Technique

On this level, you’ll find more advanced intarsia patterns, including intarsia in the round. Brioche patterns with decreases and/or cables are also here. Beginning of rounds may shift and multiple markers are needed. Lace or cable stitches may be worked also from wrong side. We’ve also included patterns featuring steeks here. Steeking isn’t hard as such, but requires the nerves and confidence of an experienced knitter.

Patterns

Patterns may include complex steps and require simultaneous reading of both charts and written instructions. Gauge may vary over different steps of the project. The patterns often feature much details and a combination of techniques. The size of the project is not what determines whether it’s advanced or not; focus is on technique, overall complexity and the risk of errors during the project.

Gauge & Swatching

Gauge and Swatching

Every pattern is based on a certain gauge, expressed as stitches or rows per 10 cm. It is important that you make a swatch to check your gauge before you start the actual project. If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern’s gauge, your finished garment won’t be the correct size either.

Swatching Start by knitting a swatch. Use the yarn, the needles and the stitch pattern you intend to use in the project. Make the swatch a little wider than 10 cm, so that you’ll be able to measure the stitches properly. Block the swatch by pinning it to a surface, then steam it gently. Count the stitches; put a pin in a stitch, then measure 10 cm from that stitch and put another pin there. Count the stitches from pin to pin – that’s your gauge! If needed, measure both horizontal and vertical gauge (rows). If you’re measuring rib or brioche stitches, stretch out the swatch slightly before measuring.

Adjusting gauge

If your gauge doesn’t match the pattern gauge, you can adjust it by switching needle size. If your swatch has too few stitches per 10 cm (i.e. your knitting is too loose), switch to smaller needles. Conversely, if your swatch has too many stitches per 10 cm, your knitting is too tight and you’ll need a larger pair of needles. Always knit another swatch in order to determine proper gauge and sizing. Also note that the pattern yardage only applies to the pattern yarn, the yardage may differ if you choose another yarn.

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