Seathwaite was designed by Kate Gagnon Osborn for the Fringe Hatalong Series in The Fibre Co. Cumbria. A beautiful beanie with a toasty double-thick brim and a deceptively simple allover cable pattern, the design is much easier to execute than the end result would appear.
DESIGNER: Kate Gagnon Osborn
YARN: The Fibre Co. Cumbria (90% wool, 10% mohair. 238 yds/100 gm skein): scaffel pike (01), 1 skein.
GAUGE: 1 patt repeat (20 sts) = 2.75” (7 cm), and 28 rnds = 4“ (10 cm) in Cable pattern, after blocking.
NEEDLES: 1 - 16” (40 cm) US 4 (3.5 mm) circular. 1 - 16” (40 cm) US 6 (4 mm) circular and set dpns, or needle size to obtain gauge.
NOTIONS: Spare circular needle in comparable size (see worthy of note), crochet hook and smooth waste yarn of comparable gauge, darning needle, locking stitch marker(s).
SIZE: 16.5” (42 cm) circumference, unstretched, 9” (22.75 cm) height.
SKILLS: Provisional cast-on, reading cable patterns from charts.