Showing posts from January, 2018

Slouch Hat in Broken Cable Knit Pattern

Recently I purchased some pom poms through Amazon (linked below). When I saw this lilac one, I thought it would be a good companion for some yarn I had - Stitch Nation Washable Ewe (worsted, 2 skeins, 2 strands used on size 10 needles). The hat is roomy and has a slight slouch to it. I casted on 84 stitches and increased to 108 stitches then began the pattern:

I repeated the pattern twice and then began the decreases on a magic loop.

This is a great deal on these needles:

Knitted Cable Hats with Pom-Poms

It's been a busy winter so far with me knitting hats! Ever since I have found the PremKnits cable hat pattern, I've been trying different versions. See the hats on my new video:

Hats made with Caron Simply SoftSince double strands of Caron Simply Soft is still not chunky (5), which is needed for this pattern, I needed to improvise. Size 13 needles gave me too loose of a fabric, so I took the needle size down to size 10 (lavender and mauve hats). I used size 11 for the red/black hat, but prefer size 10. In order to use size 10, I needed to add a cable pattern of 14 stitches. In the end to get a roomy hat (mauve hat with Christmas ornament), I added 2 cables, casting on 76 stitches and increasing to 112.

Hat made with Patons Roving Wool
The hat above was knitted with Patons Roving Wool. I love this yarn! It is 100% wool and is so soft. I modified the pattern by casting 70 stitches onto 10 1/2 needles and increasing to 98 stitches making 7 cables.

New video: Style your Crocheted Bucket Bag

The Bucket Bag is easy to crochet ! In this video, I show you how I styled my bag with tie ends and a tie on chain. Enjoy!