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This pattern is part of The Art of Warmth: 27 Hats for Every Occasion.
This pattern draws inspiration from the historic Montgolfier brothers, capturing the essence of their revolutionary achievements in every cable twist. The hat features intricate cables that weave together, mirroring the structural elegance of early balloon designs. Let the cables tell the story of ascension, creating a visually captivating pattern that elevates your winter wardrobe with a touch of historical charm.
18”/46 cm brim circumference.
8.75”/22 cm height from base of ribbing to top center of crown.
Measurements are taken after blocking.
Fits average adult head sizes 20-23”/51-58 cm.
Approximately 180 yds/164.5 m of worsted weight yarn.
1 skein of Malabrigo Rios (100% Merino Wool; 209 yds/192 m in 100 g); #096 Sunset
Size US 6/4mm 16”/40 cm circular.
Size US 8/5 mm: 16”/40 cm circular and set of double-pointed.
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
Markers, tapestry needle, cable needle.
26.5 stitches and 28 rounds = 4”/10 cm on size US 8/5 mm needles in Cable pattern after blocking.
Hat is worked from brim to crown in round.
All rounds on chart are read from right to left.
Knitters may consider placing markers between the chart repetitions.