About 18 (20, 22)” head circumference
Hat shown measures 20”.
3 pattern repeats (27 to 30 sts) = 4¾” / 12 cm in Mock Cable pattern using larger needles.
36 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Mock Cable pattern using larger needles.
24½ sts and 37 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Ridge pattern using larger needles.
US 4 (3.5mm) 16” circular needle and set of 4 or 5 double pointed, or size needed to obtain gauge.
US 3 (3.25mm) 16” circular needle.
waste yarn for provisional cast-on
—The body of the hat is worked sideways, back and forth in rows, then grafted into a cylinder. Stitches for the ribbing are picked up along one edge of the body and worked in the round. Stitches for the crown are picked up along the remaining edge of the body and worked in the round with decreases for the top of the head.