Augden is a classic cabled hat. The sample is shown in Shalimar Yarns Homage DK in the “Butterscotch” colorway. The pattern is suitable for intermediate knitters, with basic knowledge of cabling. Please see specific required skills below. Instructions are both written and charted. The pattern has been professionally tech edited to reduce the possibility for error, but if you have questions or believe that you have found an error, please contact me.
19” / 48.5 cm circumference at ribbing (widest point). 9” / 22.5 cm tall.
1 skein Shalimar Yarns Homage DK in “Butterscotch”; 255yds/233mper3.5oz/100g;80%merinowool / 10% cashmere / 10% silk.
Hat requires approximately 220 yds / 200 m of dk weight yarn.
needles & notions
US 5 (3.75 mm) 16” / 40 cm circular needles
US 6 (4.0 mm) 16” / 40 cm circular needles
US 5 (3.75 mm) double-pointed needles
OR size necessary to make gauge.
removable stitch marker
2 1⁄2” / 65 mm pompom maker (optional)
25.25 sts, 36.5 rows equal 4” / 10 cm in Cartridge Rib using US 5 (3.75 mm) needles.
32 sts, 45 rows equal 4” / 10 cm in Cable Braid using US 6 (4.0 mm) needles.
Work swatch in Cable Braid. Cartridge Rib gauge provides a useful reference, but Cable Braid gauge is most crucial for accuracy.
The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up.