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Swain Hat

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Swain Hat
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Product Details

The Swain Hat is a classic beanie designed to showcase intricate medallion cables and a deep ribbed brim. Choose a size approximately 1-3” smaller than your actual head circumference. This unisex hat is worked in one piece in the round from the brim upward.

Please note:

» the brim can be knit shorter or taller as desired; and

» you’ll need additional yardage (25-45 yards) for the optional pom-pom.


170 (220) yds / 155 [205] m of sportweight yarn

US 3 (3.25 mm): 16" / 40 cm circular for optional tubular CO

US 4 (3.5 mm): 16" / 40 cm circular for ribbing

US 5 (3.75 mm): 16" / 40 cm circular, or size needed to obtain gauges


22 sts / 35 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in reverse stockinette st on largest needles, after blocking

18 sts / 24 rnds = 1¾" [4.5 cm] wide and 2¾” [7 cm] high in Cable Panel on largest needles, after blocking

Danielle Chalson
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