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Cablefest Hat


This pattern is part of The Art of Warmth: 27 Hats for Every Occasion.

Immerse yourself in a dynamic texture celebration with the Cablefest Cabled Hat, a knitting pattern inspired by the captivating artistry of cables. This hat showcases an intricate cable design that weaves a festival of twists and turns, creating a visually captivating pattern. Crafted with precision, the cables merge into a harmonious composition, offering a delightful challenge for intermediate knitters.

Finished measurements

17”/42.5 cm brim circumference.

91/2”/24 cm height from base of ribbing to top-center of crown.

Measurements taken after blocking.

Fits average adult head sizes 20-22”/51-56 cm.



Approximately 160 yds/146 m of worsted weight yarn.

1 skein of Malabrigo Rios (100% Superwash Merino, 210 yd/192 m in 100 gr); #048 Glitter



Size US 6/4 mm and size US 8/5 mm circular needles 16”/40 cm long, or size to obtain gauge.

One set of double-pointed needles size US 8/5 mm.


Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle



22 stitches and 26 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US 8/5 mm needles in charted pattern after blocking.


Construction Notes

The hat is worked from brim to crown in the round.

Knitters may consider placing markers between the chart repeats.

Pattern Style

Both written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations. The cable pattern is written and charted.

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