A Cabled Crochet Hat
Video by Jonna Martinez
Pattern from Red Heart Yarn
I had so much fun crocheting these cabled hats! The cable stitch seems to be quite popular these days and I am totally on board with it! It gives a lovely texture and bulk to your work with not too much fuss or using bulky yarn that is heavy.
Anyone else think bulky is really heavy on your head?........ It might be just me..... lol 😄
I hope you get to see my video on how to crochet this cabled hat!
Please note- I was not sponsored by anyone for this video.
In the video I crochet the light gray/brown one and they are both made in 100% wool yarn in natural colors.
You can use any worsted weight yarn you like though! Just try to go with something that is close to the same thickness as Red Hearts With Love Yarn.
To make one hat size 20-21" and One pom-pom I used:
One 220yrd skein of 100% wool yarn
Crochet hook K-(6.5MM)
Flexible tape measure
Pom-Pom Maker 3.5-4"
And stitch markers are handy to keep track of your rows
So the first time I made the starting chain of 48 for this hat, I used the recommended hook and yarn.
(with love yarn and K hook) It came out SOOOOOOOO small. I should have snapped a photo of me trying to wrap it around my head! The pattern states loosely chain. They are NOT kidding. You want to go messy loose with that chain!
I also realized that 6x8=48 and if you make this hat you should have 8 cables going around the hat.
So basically you can add or subtract 6 to the starting chain to make this hat smaller or larger!
But please be aware when doing this you will have different numbers all together from the video.
I plan to do this hat for my kids and my husband.
I'll be sure to post my new hats here and on my Instagram when I do.
That's all for now!
Let me know what you think of the VIDEO and the hat here in the comments? 💖
Have a Lovely Crochet day,