Otterbein Hat – A knitting pattern for an adult sized cabled hat (pdf download)


A written and charted knitting pattern (pdf download) for a cabled hat. The pattern offer two sizes, small and large adult.


This listing is a knitting pattern. It is a pdf download. After purchase, the file will be sent to you electronically. Nothing is mailed to you; this is only a pdf download.

Construction: Otterbein is a cabled beanie-style hat with a ribbed brim that segues neatly into the cable pattern.

Skill level: Intermediate
Skills needed: knitting in the round, basic cabling; twisting stitches, and decreasing by k2tog, ssk, and p2tog.

Size: Small (Large) Adult
Circumference: 17”(19”) unstretched; Stretches up to 22” (26”).
Height: 8 ½” (9 ½”)

Gauge: 19 sts and 26 rows per 4” in stockinette stitch knit flat OR 25 sts and 24 rows in body of hat pattern


US 7 (4.5 mm) 16” (40 cm) circular needle and double pointed needles, or size needed to reach gauge
140 (160) yards aran weight wool or wool blend yarn. Shown in: Urth Yarn’s Harvest Worsted, Thyme (100% superfine merino, 1 skein).
Stitch Marker
Yarn needle

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