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Tau hat
Tau hat
Tau hat
Tau hat
Tau hat

Tau Hat


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

The design takes its name from the Golden Ratio’s Greek letter Tau, the first letter of the ancient Greek tomi: ‘cut’ or ‘section’. Work this cable pattern in one skein of worsted weight yarn, it’s simple enough in its composition, but beautiful in its finished design, you’ll want to make one for everyone you know!

Finished Measurements
Brim Circumference: 18”/46 cm
Height: 8”/20 cm from base of ribbing to top center of crown
Measurements are taken after blocking.
Fits average adult head sizes 20-23”/51-58 cm.

The Yarn Collective Hudson Worsted (85% Wool, 15% Yak, 100 gr/3.5 OZ in 180 M/196 YRDS; 1 skein in NATURAL #401

US 6/4 mm and US 7/4.5 mm circular needle 16”/40 cm long
Optional second US 6/4 mm circular needle 16”/40 cm for Provisional Cast On

Markers, tapestry needle, cable needle, crochet hook G/4 MM for Provisional Cast On, waste yarn.

27 stitches and 27 rounds = 4”/10 cm in Cable pattern on larger needle, after blocking.

Construction Notes

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

  • All rounds on the chart are read from right to left.

  • Knitters may consider placing markers between the chart repetitions.

  • The cable pattern has charted and written instructions.

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