Published by The Knitting and Crochet Guild
A textured beanie
Horwood is a casual unixex hat with a decorative cable and moss stitch striped pattern.
Designed to be worn with 2 inches (5cm) of negative ease, it can be worn as a slouchy hat or a beanie.
The pattern includes 4 sizes, from child to large adult. Knitted in the round, from the bottom up, this hat is quick and simple to knit.
To fit: toddler, child/teen, woman and man
41 (46, 51, 61) cm circumference / 20 (25, 25, 30) cm depth
16 (18, 20, 22) inch circumference / 8 (10, 10, 12) inch depth
DK weight yarn.
Shown in Socks That Rock Heavyweight (320m per 200g ball; 100% merino), colourway raspberry moose (purple) and British Breed Yarns Light Grey Welsh DK (107m in 50g; 100% wool) colourway light grey
Needles & Notions:
3.75 mm (US 5) 40 cm (16 inch) circular needle or double pointed needles
20 stitches and 28 rows per 10cm x 10cm measured over stocking stitch.
Casting on, casting off
Knit and purl stitches
Knitting in the round
Simple decreases and increases
Simple cable stitches
Originally published February 2015.
Blog post with more information can be found here
Photography: Chris Turner
Model: Suzi Tibbetts
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