February/March 2014 - Cabled Yak Hat
There are so many options for beautiful knit hats this time of year. One of the warmest fibres in our store is yak. Yak by Lang Yarns is a 50/50 blend of yak and wool that is sure to keep your ears toasty in this simple cable pattern for the final winter chill.
C2L: left cross cable - slip 1st 2 stitches onto cable needle and let hang to front of work. Knit the next 2 stitches from the left needle, then holding the cable needle in your left hand, knit the 2 stitches from the cable needle.
Working in the round and using smaller circular needles, cast on 108 stitches, join.
Round 1: Knit
Round 2: *Knit 1, purl 1* repeat from * to * around. Repeat second round until band measures 6 cms/2.5 inches.
Turn piece inside out, knit 1 round, increasing 2 stitches evenly =110 stitches.
Change to larger circular needles.
~Have a Yarn