A rustic, cabled toque to knit in three sizes (S/M/L) and two yarn weights (worsted/bulky) for doing battle against deep-winter cold. Rich cable panels create a double-thick fabric that offers the ultimate in cozy protection for ears and forehead.
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and elasticity.
Heavyweight: Mountain Meadow Wool Laramie, Briar Rose Country Road, Beaverslide McTaggart Tweeds & Heathers, or any chunky yarn with 140 yards per 100 grams
Midweight: Mountain Meadow Wool Jackson, Briar Rose Pilgrim, Morehouse Merino 3-ply, Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, or any light worsted yarn with 200 yards per 100 grams
Heavyweight: 20(22, 24) inches in circumference to fit heads up to 22(24, 26) inches around
Midweight: 18(20, 22) inches in circumference to fit heads up to 20(22, 24) inches aroundd
Heavyweight: 125(140, 165) yards
Midweight: 200(230, 260) yards
Heavyweight: 14 sts and 22 rows = 4 inches in stockinette (unblocked)
Midweight: 16sts and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch (unblocked)
Heavyweight: size 10US (6.0mm) 16-inch circular needle (or size to obtain correct gauge)
Midweight: size 9US (5.5mm) 16-inch circular needle (or size to obtain correct gauge)
cable needle 2-3 sizes smaller than body needle