Floating Spiral Hat

An intermediate hat is worked in the round with left-crossing cables. The cables cross over the ends of rounds, making a continual spiral around the crown. Worked in the round with a luxury tweed yarn, this hat is a great knit for men or women.

Designer Owen Biesel
Finished Size 24" brim circumference
Yarn Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed (85% wool, 15% angora; 96 yd [88 m]/50 g): #8 green, 2 skeins. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever.
Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of 5 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Marker (m);
• cable needle (cn);
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" in St st; 14 sts and 28 rows = 4" in 1×1 rib (stretched); 30 sts and 32 rows = 4" in cable patt.

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