Give & Receive

Give & Receive

cables, reversible Give and receive

 
 

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This coordinating hat and scarf set features a central cable motif bordered by smaller and slightly asymmetrical cables. Reversible cables on the scarf ensure the wearer will be free of worries about whether or not the “right” side is showing, as well as adding thickness and warmth. For the hat, single sided cables are used, making a quick knit that uses just one or two balls of yarn.

Skills required beyond basic knit and purl include working cables (instructions are charted), decreasing, and knitting in the round. Pattern uses tubular cast-on (hat and scarf) and kitchener bind-off (scarf only); written instructions are provided for each technique.

 

reversible cable extravaganza

 

Sizing

Hat: adult medium/large, approximately 21” (53.5 cm) in circumference.
Scarf: Finished dimensions are 48” x 7” (122 x 18 cm). Scarf can easily be made shorter or longer, see notes below.

Gauge

8 sts x 24 rows =4” (10 cm) in stst (both flat and in the round) on size 8 US (5 mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

 

Materials

Yarn: Hat and scarf shown use a DK weight merino wool yarn, 127 yards (116 meters) per 50g.
 
For hat
215 yards (196 meters) DK weight yarn
Size 4 US (3.5 mm) needles, set of 5 double-pointed needles (dpn)
Size 8 US (5 mm) needles, set of 5 double-pointed needles (dpn)
Cable needle
Scrap yarn for tubular cast on
Yarn needle
 
For scarf
650 yards (595 meters) DK weight yarn. To add or subtract length from the scarf, plan on 40 yards (37 m eters) yarn for each pattern repeat worked, approximately 3” (8 cm).
Three size 4 US (3.5 mm) needles
Size 8 US (5 mm) needles
Stitch markers (2)
Cable needle
Scrap yarn for tubular cast on
Yarn needle

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