Short Description: An any-gauge gender-neutral cabled hat, knit sideways in garter stitch for ultimate stretchiness, with one contrasting vertical stripe, and a braided cable running along the base.
Finished Measurements: stretchy standard adult size is default (head circumference of approx 21-24 inches / 53-61 cm), but all measurements are customizable, with detailed notes included
Materials Used: approx 1 skein of solid color yarn in any weight for main color - estimates: 150-250 yards / 140-230 meters fingering; 130-180 yards / 120-165 meters sport; 100-140 yards / 90-130 meters worsted; 80-120 yards / 70-110 meters bulky - plus 10-30 yards/meters of same weight in contrasting color
Needle Size: needles sized to match yarn
Pattern Includes: complete written pattern, cables also charted, custom sizing/shape instructions including child size notes, process photos
Skill Level: intermediate
Other Details: Construction is made with simple short rows - wraps don’t need to be worked in with wrapped stitches because they blend with the garter stitch. Cables are worked over contrasting stripe with stranded colorwork, twisting yarns together to prevent holes