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Spyglass Beanie Pattern

This worsted weight ‘Spyglass Beanie’ uses a combination of right and left leaning cable crosses. The cable stitches come together to form a hat that is just full of rich texture and a design of small circles and twists.

Included with this pattern are instructions in both written and chart form, depending on your preference. The brim of the hat is 5” (13cm) long and then folded in half. Feel free to remove brim rounds for an unfolded brim if you prefer. For knitting a standard brim, I recommend knitting the brim rounds for 2” (5cm) before moving onto the body of the hat.

Gauge
Using US 5 (3.75mm) needles:
29 sts and 29 rows make a 4” (10cm) square in (k1, p1) ribbing, unblocked

Using US 7 (4.5mm) needles:
19 sts and 27 rows make a 4” (10cm) square in stockinette stitch, unblocked

Materials
214 yards (98g/196m) of worsted weight yarn in two colors
Individual yardage for each:
Color A: 96 yards (44g/88m)
Color B: 118 yards (54g/108m)
Recommended yarn:
Malabrigo Rios
Malabrigo Worsted
Malabrigo Washted
Ella Rae Classic Wool
Juniper Moon Farm Moonshine
Lion Brand Wool-Ease
KnitPicks High Desert Worsted

US 5 (3.75mm) 16” (40cm) circular needles
US 7 (4.5mm) 16” (40cm) circular needles
US 7 (4.5mm) double pointed needles
Stitch marker
Cable needle
Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Skills/stitches Required
Knit
Purl
Decrease stitches: k2tog & ssk
Cable knitting
Knitting in the round on circular needles and dpns

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