Windbreaker is a ridiculously stretchy cabled hat that’ll keep you warm in cold winds. Worked in 2x2 rib, the hat is an easy knit with just enough cables to keep things interesting. Wear it as a slouch or with the brim folded for an extra layer against the cold.
The Windbreaker Hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. Both written and charted instructions are included for the cables and crown decreases. The pattern also includes an option to work a longer section of cables and a shorter brim.
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Sizes: Medium (Large) - Shown in size Large which fits a head circumference up to 24" (61 cm)
Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm) 40" circular needle (for magic loop) OR 16" circular needle and DPN's
Gauge: 13 sts and 13 rows = 2" (5 cm) in 2x2 rib, unstretched
Yarn: 130 (145) yds / 119 (133) m worsted weight yarn. Shown in Berroco Ultra Alpaca - Oceanic Mix.
Notions: Cable Needle, Tapestry Needle