Product description

Sets of riverine cables flanked by alternating slips of reverse stockinette wend up to the crown of this pert cap. Knit from a single skein of Loft, Sawmill River is an accessory for those who appreciate clean, geometric style. It works up quickly and intuitively enough to make ideal gift knitting, too. Directions are given in chart form for a classic beanie fit and for a taller version with an artful slouch. Both hats begin with a brim of garter stitch and finish with a loop of i-cord, perfect for hanging them to dry after a walk in the autumn mizzle. Choose a favorite bright hue or go understated with a soothing neutral that will show off the quiet textural shifts of the stitch motifs.

Designer: Bonnie Sennott

Collection: Wool People 8

 

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Sawmill River

Cable & Texture Cap

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Skill Level 3 of 5
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  • Product description

    Sets of riverine cables flanked by alternating slips of reverse stockinette wend up to the crown of this pert cap. Knit from a single skein of Loft, Sawmill River is an accessory for those who appreciate clean, geometric style. It works up quickly and intuitively enough to make ideal gift knitting, too. Directions are given in chart form for a classic beanie fit and for a taller version with an artful slouch. Both hats begin with a brim of garter stitch and finish with a loop of i-cord, perfect for hanging them to dry after a walk in the autumn mizzle. Choose a favorite bright hue or go understated with a soothing neutral that will show off the quiet textural shifts of the stitch motifs.

    Designer: Bonnie Sennott

    Collection: Wool People 8

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    Version I (Cap):

    • Approximately 215 (250) yards of fingering weight wool yarn


    Version II (Beanie):

    • Approximately 245 (285) yards of fingering weight wool yarn


    YARN

    Version I (Cap):

    • 1 skein Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Long Johns


    Version II (Beanie): 

    • 1 (2) skein(s) of Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 275 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Hayloft


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 23 stitches & 49 rounds = 4″ in garter stitch with Size B needle, after blocking
    • 28 stitches & 41 rounds = 4″ from Sawmill River Chart with Size A needle, after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric):

    • One 16″ circular needle, and a set of double-pointed needles (DPN) in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)


    Size B (for Brim):

    • One 16″ circular needle two sizes smaller than size A needle
    • Suggested Size: 2¾ mm (US 2)


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    Version I:

    • 19¾ (23)” circumference; 8″ height
    • To comfortably fit adult head sizes of 21–24 (22–26″)


    Version II:

    • 19¾ (23)” circumference; 9″ height
    • To comfortably fit adult head sizes of 21–24 (22–26″)


  • Techniques

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

    • I-cord
    • Wet-Blocking


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