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

This design pays homage to the historic charm of Leo Carrillo Ranch. Inspired by antique fences in the neighborhood park, this knit hat flaunts a stunning array of cables with a gradual decrease in elements. Wrap yourself in history and style with the Carrillo Hat.


Finished measurements

18”/46 cm brim circumference.

9”/23 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 170 yds/159 m of Aran weight yarn.

2 balls of Katia Merino Sport (100% Virgin Wool, 87 yds/80 m in 50 gr)



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

Optional: second Size US 6/4 mm circular needles 16”/40 cm long.

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



Stitch markers, waste yarn, crochet hook size G/4 mm for Provisional Cast On, 2 cable needles, tapestry needle.


20 stitches and 28 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US 8/5 mm needles in Cable 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.

Difficulty: Intermediate.

Pattern Style: Both written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations. Cable pattern is both charted and written.

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