My Man-Approved Cabled Hat pattern!
My fella asked for a fashionable, cabled hat and this is what I whipped out for him. He loves it!
It's knitted with 2 mini skeins of my Pearl Taupe yak-silk sport weight yarn (no longer available - choose any 1 skein of Mirage Sport or Twisted Tweed Sport) but any stretchy sport weight yarn will work (like wool).
It's a really simple pattern and would be pretty straight forward to knit, even if you're new to cables. Nothing crazy here; just one type of cable cross to learn and you repeat that same one throughout the pattern.
Although designed for a guy, it would of course be great for gals as well.
You can use double pointed needles or the magic loop method like I did, as you'll be working in the round.
You're paying for the digital file only (instantly downloadable as a PDF) and won't be shipped anything.
I was very intimidated by knitting a cable pattern, but this was very easy to follow with a quick YouTube tutorial for a couple of stitches I didn’t know. I knitted this flat and sewed it together and came out perfect! My boyfriend is a fan and now everyone in my family wants one. When he put it on, I thought, “I can’t believe I made this! Me!” Thanks for this pattern!
This is a fairly straight forward pattern which results in a very beautiful hat. I think I only repeated the cable 4 times though, instead of 5.
I was a bit overwhelmed by the lengthy instructions for the decreases, but they turned out easy enough to follow, even for a beginner. The resulting hat is pretty impressive.
Part of the EFA Winter "Alongs" I just love cables, they just make knitted items POP. This was an easy pattern to follow and Chandi has a great You Tube video on how to do cables without a cable needle.
i wanted a pattern like this for a long time. i love cables and this is so neat! easy to do cables. thank you as always!!!!
Loved the knitting on this hat. My husband loves it. Going to make one for me also. Only mine will be more slouchy.
Very nice pattern, lots of fun for a KAL.
This pattern is fabulous. I had never done a cable, but wanted to make a pretty beanie as a Christmas present for my brother-in-law. This knit up fabulously. The instructions are clear and I made two in four nights. Will totally make it again.
I love cable stitch patterns. This pattern was easy to follow & work. I might shorten the ribbing for my son but other then that absolutely love!
Just started this pattern. So far it looks beautiful and the pattern is easy to read and follow
I am currently knitting the pattern. I really like it. I was looking for a man's hat pattern to make for the men in my life. Thank you for sharing it.
I have not made this hat yet but the pattern looks easy enough. I am making it for my son for Christmas. I will be using the Yak/Merino sport in mushroom
The pattern was easy to follow and my nephew loved it!
I made this as a gift for my dad. It was a fairly quick knit and fun too. The directions were very clear and easy to follow. I'm definitely making this again.
My son chose this pattern for himself, and I was very pleased with the fast knitting and easy-to-follow instructions. I especially like the pattern the corwn decreasing rounds form. Definitely worth its price.
Awesome! I love ALL things expression fiber arts.