Strong, symmetrical cables, a deep brim, and a tubular cast on are all hallmarks of Sloane Rosenthal's designs, and Northbound features them all! This unisex hat is meant for rugged winter wear. Created specifically for a harsh Wyoming winter, this hat will keep ears warm and handsome throughout the long winter nights.
Type: Digital Download
Designer: Sloane Rosenthal
Skill Level: 2 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Forge (70% U.S. Merino / 30% U.S. Corriedale; 235 yds [214 m]; 3.5 oz. [100g]): mallard (deep teal), 1 skein.
Finished circumference (unstretched) approximately 22.5” / 57 cm; 13” / 33 cm tall with brim unfolded for double-brim version; 9.5” / 24 cm tall for single-brim version.
Size A (for body): US 7 (4.5 mm): 16” (40 cm) circs, longer circ for magic loop, or DPNs, per knitter preference.
Size B (for ribbing): US 5 (3.5 mm): 16” (40 cm) circs, longer circ for magic loop, or DPNs, per knitter preference.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Tapestry needle; stitch markers; cable needle (optional); waste yarn (optional, for tubular cast on).
24 sts and 30 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in cable patt, as charted, unstretched, on Size A needle.
Tubular cast on (optional); decreasing; circular knitting; cabling with or without a cable needle.
About the Designer
Sloane Rosenthal is the co-founder of Hudson + West Co. In addition to her line of self-published patterns, her knitwear designs have been featured in Interweave Knits, Knit.Wear, Wool Studio, and By Hand Serial. She is author of three knitwear pattern books, Independent Fabrication Volumes 1 and 2, and Wine Country Knits. A native of Washington, D.C., she now lives in Boulder, CO with her husband and two children, where she runs H+W HQ West. Find her on instagram at @skrosenthal, and at her website, sloanerosenthalknits.com.