Knitting Pattern: Small Spiral Cable Hat. PDF instant download. Seamless knit beanie Aran pattern. Unisex adult size. Original design.

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Knitting Pattern: Small Spiral Cable Hat. In this beanie hat design, the cable detail starts slightly higher on each column, creating a subtle spiral detail. It makes it a little different from standard hats, while still being a very wearable twist on a standard Aran motif.

Any Aran yarn should be suitable for this pattern, 5 mm needles/US8 are recommended, but there is some leeway given that Aran yarns can vary a little in thickness. I would suggest being guided by the needle size recommended for the Aran yarn you are using. One 100g skein should be just enough for one hat.

The hat is very forgiving in size, since the ribbing gives it some comfortable stretch; and the length can be adjusted between finishing the cable detail and starting the crown decreases.

The hat is seamless, as it is knit in the round, on one size of circular needles, and is super soft and comfortable to wear! It has a lot of stretch since it is ribbed throughout. The beanie measures around 19 inches (48 cm) in circumference (flat, unworn) and 9 inches (23 cm) from brim to crown (but as I said, it can be adjusted in length as you are knitting).

I'm a knitter from the Aran Islands and am delighted to have my own original designs now available here : )

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