Cable Knit Beanie

A fun, quick to work up hat, featuring chunky cables.

Cable knitting pattern

MATERIALS

  • 9mm 16″ circular knitting needles
  • 10mm 16″ circular knitting needles
  • 9mm double pointed needles
  • Cable needle
  • lvl 6 super bulky yarn ( I used Lion Brand Thick and Quick)
  • stitch marker
  • optional: faux fur pompom

NOTES

  • I used Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick for this pattern

GAUGE

2.5 stitches/ 1 inch x 3.5 rounds/ 1 inch – 4 inch knit stitch

Abbreviations

  • K: knit 
  • P: purl
  • 8 st LKC: Slip 4 stitches onto the cable needle and hold at the front of the work. Knit next 4 stitches from the left hand needle. Knit 4 stitches from cable needle
  • 8 st RKC: Slip 4 stitches cable needle and hold at back of the work. Knit next 4 stitches from left needle, knit 4 stitches from cable needle
  • K2tog: knit 2 together
  • DPN: double pointed needles
  • **: repeat everything in the asterisk

Adult Pattern

Using 9mm needles cast on 50 stitches. Join in the round. 

Brim

Row 1-8: *k1,p1*

Body of the Hat — Switch to 10mm needles

Row 9 (increase round):* k2,m1, place 4 stitches on your cable needle and bring to the front of your work, k2, m1, knit the stitches on your cable needle* Repeat 4 more times (60 sts)

Row 10-12: knit 

Row 13: *8st RKC, k4* Repeat 4 more times

Row 14-16:knit 

Row 17: *k4, 8st LKC* Repeat 4 more times

Row 18-20: knit

Row 21: *8st RKC, k4* Repeat 4 more times 

Row 22-24: knit 

Row 25: *k4, 8st LKC* Repeat 4 more times

Row 26-28: knit 

Row 29: *8st RKC, k4* Repeat 4 more times 

Row 30-32: knit 

Row 33: *k4, 8st LKC* Repeat 4 more times

Row 35: knit 

Decrease Rounds

Row 36: *k2, k2tog*

37: Knit 

Switch to DPNs

38: *k1,k2tog*

Row 39: *k2tog*

Cut a  long tail and weave through remaining stitches. Cinch closed and weave in ends. 

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This pattern is an original pattern by Meg Hardison of The Northern Moose. Please do not claim this pattern as your own. Please do not reprint this pattern on your site. You may keep a copy of for your own personal use but please do not sell the pattern or distribute it.

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