Baby Jane is worked in the round from the bottom up. Designed with ample length, the brim may be left open for a long, slouchy fit, or folded for a closer fit. Integrated decreases shape the crown.
The cable pattern is charted.
DESIGNER Kate Gagnon Osborn
YARN The Fibre Co. Arranmore Light (80% merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% silk; 328 yds/100gm skein): Narin Beach, 1 skein.
28 rnds = 4” (10 cm) in cable pattern on larger needles, after blocking.
1 Cable repeat (26 sts) = 3.75” (9.5 cm) on larger needles, after blocking.
1 - US 2 (2.75 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular.
1 – US 4 (3.25 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular.
1 – set US 4 (3.25mm) DPNs.
NOTIONS Darning needle, stitch marker.
SIZE 18.75” (47.75 cm) circumference, unstretched, 12.5” (31.75 cm) length, brim unfolded.
SKILLS Cables from charts.
• For a tutorial on working from charts, visit our Charts Series here.
• For a tutorial on working cables without a cable needle, visit our tips and tricks here.
• For a tutorial on swatching and measuring gauge over a cable pattern, visit our tips and tricks here.
• For a tutorial on working a cable that crosses over rounds, visit our tips and tricks here.
Photography by Linette Kielinski