Cabled and in adult sizes, male and female. This is a versatile and practical knitted hat which looks fairly complex but is really easy. Two key features are: it uses only 2 balls of aran yarn; and it is very quick to make. You can change it by striping the work, adding a pom-pom, or a tassel at the crown, or a simple knitted flower can be sewn on.
I rate this as easy.
Yarn, needles, etc
2 x 50g balls of Mondial Biolana Organic Aran
5mm (5.5mm for man’s hat) needles to knit in the round. I used a long circular to knit Magic Loop but you could also knit this on DPNs (longer length needed for most of the hat), or on two short circulars.
Stitch marker, cable needle, pom-pom (optional)
Finished Size (laid out flat, folded in half, excluding pom-pom, unstretched)
Woman’s hat: 21 cm wide x 22 cm high
Man’s hat: 22 cm wide x 24 cm high