A shallow but slouchy hat pattern with Latvian Braids and Cables providing visual interest. The pattern has both charts and full written instructions. A deeper, even slouchier version can be also knitted.
Sample shown is the shallower version (M), knitted in Malabrigo Silky Merino (150 yds / 137m, 50g, Shade 425 Madre Perla). Semi-solid or solid coloured yarns are recommended as details may be obscured by heavily variegated yarns. If desired, the Latvian braids can be knitted in a contrasting or complimentary colour.
Pattern includes both written and charted instructions - cable motif is available in both formats. 4 pages.
150-300 yds / 137-275 m DK (Double Knitting) / 8 Ply Yarn
3.75mm / US 5 DPNs or Circular Needle
Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
To fit sizes: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24)” / 40 (46, 51, 56, 61)cm
22 stitches & 30 rows to 4”/10cm in Stocking Stitch.
The instructions for the deeper version are missing. To knit this version, begin as written, knit rows 1-21, then row 6 and knit from here to the end.