Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Fibonacci Cables Hat

Fibonacci Cables Hat (Child)
Child's Hat

s: 3.5mm and 4.0 mm 
:  Jaeger Matchmaker Merino DK in Pumpkin (115m) 
Using 3.5mm needle, cast on 96sts, and join.

Work in 2x2 rib for 8 rounds.
Change needle to 4mm.

Work in 6x2 rib for 20 rounds.
Cable 6 (Transfer 3 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 3. Then from the cable needle, k3), p2, repeat to end.

Work in 6x2 rib for 12 rounds.
Transfer 3 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 3. Then from the cable needle, k2tog, k1. P2. Repeat. (84 sts)

Work in 5x2 rib for 7 rounds.
Transfer 3 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 2. Then from the cable needle, k2tog, k1. P2. Repeat. (72 sts)

Work in 4x2 rib for 4 rounds.
Transfer 2 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 2. Then from the cable needle, k2tog. P2tog. Repeat. (48 sts)

Work in 3x1 rib for 2 rounds.
Transfer 2 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 1. Then from the cable needle, k2tog. P1. Repeat. (36 sts)

Work in 2x1 rib for 1 rounds.
Transfer 1 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 1. Then transfer the stitch from the cable needle onto the left needle, k2tog. Repeat. (24 sts)

K2tog. Repeat. (12 sts)

K2tog. Repeat. (6 sts)

Break off yarn, leaving a tail. Thread the tail of yarn through a tapestry needle, and go through the loops of the 6 sts. Then weave in the ends.

Fibonacci Cables Hat (Adult)
Adult Hat
Needles:  3.5mm, 4mm
Yarn:        Rowan Pure Wool DK (180m) in Enamel
Notes:      The adult version of Fibonacci Cables Hat is longer than the child version.  It has two extra cable widths included in the pattern.

Pattern

Using 3.5mm needles, cast on 112 sts. Join. Then work in 2x2 rib (knit 2, purl 2) for 21 rounds.

Switch to 4mm needles, and work 20 rounds of 6x2 rib (knit 6, purl 2).

1st cable round
Transfer 3 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 3. Then knit 3 from the cable needle. Purl 2. Repeat to end.

Work in 6x2 rib for 12 rounds.

2nd cable round
Transfer 3 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 3. Then from the cable needle, k2tog, k1. P2. Repeat. (98 sts)

Work in 5x2 rib for 7 rounds.

3rd cable round
Transfer 3 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 2. Then from the cable needle, k2tog, k1. P2. Repeat. (84 sts)

Work in 4x2 rib for 4 rounds.

4th cable round
Transfer 2 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 2. Then from the cable needle, k2tog. P2tog. Repeat. (56 sts)

Work in 3x1 rib for 2 rounds.

5th cable round
Transfer 2 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 1. Then from the cable needle, k2tog. P1. Repeat. (42 sts)

Work in 2x1 rib for 1 rounds.

6th cable round
Transfer 1 sts onto cable needle, and hold at the back. Knit 1. Then transfer the stitch from the cable needle onto the left needle, k2tog. Repeat. (28 sts)

K2tog. Repeat. (14 sts)

K2tog. Repeat. (7 sts)

Break off yarn, leaving a tail. Thread the tail of yarn through a tapestry needle, and go through the loops of the 7 sts. Then weave in the ends.

5 comments:

  1. Thanks for posting the pattern! It's really pretty!

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  2. Thanks!! Love the pattern :) Just finished my second one (one for my older son, one for my husband) and love the results :D

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  3. This pattern is a joy to knit now making my second hat
    Thank you so much

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  4. Thsnk you so much for this pattern, such a simole make but so effective. My brother is a bit of a geek and absolutely loved the beanie I made for him. I looked for you on Instagram to be able to credit you for the pattern but couldn't find you. Brilliant pattern!

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