Vogue Knitting Winter 2011/12: Cable Brim Cap by Erica Schlueter

The newest issue of Vogue Knitting was recently published, and the issue is packed with effortless sweaters, accessories and items for the home designed to be lived in.

In the "Soft Sculpture" story, the pages are filled with accessories in shades of purple, each designed with beautiful textural and design elements. The Cable Brim Cap, designed by Erica Schlueter, is knit out of Road to China Worsted in Garnet.

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The brim to this beautiful hat is worked horizontally, with short row shaping for the earflaps to provide extra warmth and optimum fit, then stitches are picked up to work the stockinette stitch body and crown.

Specs: • Finished Size: to fit an adult woman. • Yarn: Road to China Worsted: garnet, 2 skeins. • Needles: 1 - 16″ Size U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) circ needle and 1 - 16" US 5 (3.75 mm) circ needle and set dpns • Gauge: 20 sts + 28 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in StSt on larger needles. • Notions: stitch marker.

{Image by Rose Callahan and ©2011 Vogue Knitting}