As the days grow shorter and a hint of chill creeps into the air, there’s nothing quite like the embrace of a warm and stylish knit hat to keep us snug and fashionable. If you’re an avid knitting enthusiast or a newcomer eager to dive into the world of cozy creations, I’ve got an exciting treat for you. Introducing the Free Faux Cable Knit Hat Pattern!
Knitting isn’t just a craft; it’s a form of self-expression that intertwines creativity, comfort, and joy. With this new pattern, I’ve combined the timeless elegance of traditional cable knitting with a modern twist, using super bulky yarn to create a chunky, luxurious accessory that will not only keep you toasty but also turn heads wherever you go.
Whether you’re lounging by the fireplace with a cup of cocoa, strolling through a snowy wonderland, or conquering your daily errands in style, this faux cable knit hat will be your faithful companion.
Love cables? Check out my crochet cabled patterns!
More of a visual learner? Check out my step by step YouTube tutorial for this blanket pattern !
The pattern is written for Adult size heads 21-22 inches in circumference.
We will be working in the round. Use a stitch marker to keep track of the first stitch in each round.
Needle: 8 mm/ US 11 circular needles with a 16-inch cord.
Size 6 Super Bulky yarn
I used Lion Brand Hometown USA
Total yardage: 81
Other: Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker & Scissors
K : Knit
P : Purl
K2TG : Knit 2 together
RTS : Right Twist Stitch : Act as if you are going to K2tg but DO NOT slide your stitches to your right needle. Instead slide your needle in the middle of the two stitches on the left needle, and create a knit stitch. Slide both stitches to your right needle.
If you need visual assistance please refer to YouTube video above 🙂
The only gauge I have is the height of the finished beanie, which is 9 inches from the bottom of the brim up.
Faux Cable Knit Beanie Pattern
Cast on 48
Rounds 1-7 (Brim): *K1, P1* Repeat around to create ribbing. Rounds 8-9: *P2, K2* Repeat around.
Round 10: *P2, RTS* (Act as if you are going to K2tg but DO NOT slide your stitches to your right needle. Instead slide your needle in the middle of the two stitches on the left needle, and create a knit stitch. Slide both stitches to your right needle) Repeat around. .
Round 11: *P2, K2* Repeat around.
Rounds 12-29: Repeat Rounds 8-11. [You will repeat Round 10 five times, creating a total of 6 twists/faux cables.]
Round 30: *P2, K2TG* Repeat around. (36 sts) Round 31: K2TG around. (18 sts)
Tie off and leave a long tail.
Using a yarn needle and your long tail, close the top of your hat by weaving the tail through the remaining sts on your needles. As you weave through each st take out the knitting needles. Once you have gone through each st and the knitting needles are removed, pull the yarn tail tightly. Create a knot and weave in any loose ends you may have!
I hope you enjoyed the pattern! I would love to see your finished beanies! If you share on Instagram, tag me @sierrascraftycreations