It seems like all I knit these days are baby hats! So many babies! This one was made for another coworker, who should be delivering any day now. I was tired of pink, and wanted a change, but still wanted something feminine, since she knew she was having a girl, so here comes purple! I have enjoyed working with the Vanna’s Choice yarn, made by Lion Brand, since it is a durable, acrylic blend, which will make for easy washing and long wearing (hopefully) for the little girls I’ve been knitting for. This 5 Cable hat is a variant of the 10 Cable hat from Hey Julie. Seriously, I love these patterns, and they will be my go-to baby hats from now on. They would also be a good project for a new knitter who was interested in trying cables for the first time. I have found that I am not too fond of the SSK (Slip Slip Knit) stitch as a decrease method, my stitches always look too big for some reason. I have tried adjusting my tension, but haven’t been able to make them look less bulky than the other stitches. Anyways, I loved making this hat, and I think it turned out well! What do you think?
5 Cable Baby Hat