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Gloucester Hat

Gloucester Hat


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

This pattern exudes timeless elegance, mirroring the Gloucester cathedral’s intricate stone tracery and awe-inspiring vaulted ceilings. The twisted cables intricately weave together, reminiscent of the cathedral’s historic charm.

Let each stitch echo the cathedral's grandeur, turning your headwear into a work of art.

Finished measurements

19”/47.5 cm brim circumference.

8.5”/21 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 200 yds/186 m of DK weight yarn.

2 skeins of Frog Tree Meriboo (70% Merino Wool, 30% Bamboo, 105 yds/96 m in 50 gr); Taupe



Size US 4/3.5 mm and size US 6/4 mm circular needles 16”/40 cm long, or size to obtain gauge.

One set of double-pointed needles size US 6/4 mm.



Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle


24 stitches and 28 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US 6/4 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.

Intermediate. Techniques: working in round, reading charts, cable knitting. 

Pattern Style: (Chart, abbreviated, full) both written and charted instructions using common knitting abbreviations. Cabled pattern is charted only.

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