The cable pattern of this hat reminds me of water flowing through a rocky stream bed, the current twisting and swirling. The soft slouchy shape is attractive and won’t smoosh your hair. Choose a yarn with lots of stretch to make sure the band stays snug.
GAUGE 4″ = 28 sts and 32 rounds in Swirling Eddies Stitch
Note: yarns shown usually knit at 21-23 sts to 4″ in Stocking Stitch
150(200) yards dk weight yarn
US 4 (3.5mm) and 6 (4mm) circular needles 16″ or size needed to obtain gauge and 2 sizes smaller
US 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles or size needed to obtain gauge
YARN SHOWN Rowan Calmer (75% cotton/25% acrylic; 175 yards/50 grams), Sincere Sheep Cormo Sport (100% cormo wool; 200 yards/2 ounces)