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Giralda Hat


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

Inspired by the mesmerizing Moorish architecture, the Giralda Hat is a knitting pattern that effortlessly captures the essence of elegance and intricate design. This slightly slouchy hat features cable stitches reminiscent of the geometric patterns adorning structures like the Giralda tower in Spain. This hat is a fashionable homage to cultural richness and architectural splendor.

Finished Measurements

17”/42.5 cm brim circumference.

9”/22.5 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.

2 balls of Valley Yarns Superwash (100% Merino Wool, 97 yds/89 m in 50 gr); #200 Seel Grey



Size US 5/3.75 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, two cable needles, tapestry needle



22 stitches and 28 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.

Difficulty: Intermediate. 

Pattern Style: both written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations. The cable pattern is written and charted.

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