The designs in Ysolda Teague's 3rd annual gift collection, Knitworthy 3, have recently become available as individual PDF downloads. Intended as projects with unique and special details destined to be well-appreciated gifts, her hat, Solas, is a lovely slouchy cabled beanie featuring The Fibre Co. Arranmore.
From Ysolda, in her description of Solas:
Yarn: The Fibre Co. Arranmore: Finian or Orla, 1 skein.
Gauge: 16 sts and 30 rows = 4" (10 cm), in moss stitch on larger needle, after blocking.
Needles: US 6 (4.0 mm) and US 7 (4.5 mm).
Size: 17 (18, 19, 20)" [43 (45.5, 48, 51) cm] circumference, 7.5 (8.5") [19 (21.5) cm] length.
Knit at 16 stitches over 4 inches in the lovely Arranmore, any size of this lovely hat and would work up easily in a few days - perfect for a last minute knitted gift!