Audrey Hat

Audrey is a classic yet trendy cable and lace hat works up quickly to make a quick last-minute gift for the girl who is always on trend. Add a colorful pom pom and you’ll be wanting to make one for every girl on your list.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Size: 18” circumference, 9” height

Gauge: 20 sts and 24 rows = 4” [10 cm] in pattern after wet blocking

Materials

Yarn: Nako Sport Wool (25% Wool, 75% Acrylic; 131 yards [119 meters]/100 grams): #2167 (1 ball)

Needles: US size 7 (4.5 mm) 16” circular, US size 8 (5.0 mm) 16” circular, US size 8 (5.0 mm) 1 set of DPNs

Notions: Cable needle, tapestry needle, scrap yarn to make pompom

Abbreviations

2/2 RC – Slip 2 sts to cable needle, hold in back, k2, k2 from cable needle.

2/2 LC – Slip 2 sts to cable needle, hold in front, k2, k2 from cable needle.

Sk2p – Slip 1, k2, pass slipped st over.

Special Stitches

1×1 Rib

Rnd 1: *K1, p1; rep from * around.

Rep Rnd 1 for patt.

Cable and Lace Pattern

Rnd 1: *P2, k9, p2, yo, k3, sk2p, k3, yo; rep from * around.

Rnd 2 and all even Rnds: *P2, k9; rep from * around.

Rnd 3: *P2, 2/2 LC, k1, 2/2 RC, p2, k1, yo, k2, sk2p, k2, yo, k1; rep from * around.

Rnd 5: *P2, k9, p2, k2, yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k2; rep from * around.

Rnd 7: *P2, 2/2 LC, k1, 2/2 RC, p2, k3, yo, sk2p, yo, k3; rep from * around.

Rnd 9: *P2, yo, k3, sk2p, k3, yo, p2, 2/2 LC, k1, 2/2 RC; rep from * around.

Rnd 11: *P2, k1, yo, k2, sk2p, k2, yo, k1, p2, k9; rep from * around.

Rnd 13: *P2, k2, yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k2, p2, 2/2 LC, k1, 2/2 RC; rep from * around

Rnd 15: *P2, k3, yo, sk2p, yo, k3, p2, k9; rep from * around.

Rnd 16: *P2, k9; rep from * around.

Rep Rnds 1-16 for patt.

Crown Shaping

Rnd 1: *P2, k3, sk2p, k3, p2, k9; rep from * to end. (80 sts)

Rnd 2: *P2, k7, p2, k9; rep from * to end.

Rnd 3: *P2, k2, sk2p, k2, p2, 2/2 LC, k1, 2/2 RC; rep from * to end. (72 sts)

Rnd 4: *P2, k5, p2, k9; rep from * to end.

Rnd 5: *P2, k1, sk2p, k1, p2, k9; rep from * to end. (64 sts)

Rnd 6: *P2, k3, p2, k9; rep from * to end.

Rnd 7: *P2, sk2p, p2, 2/2 LC, k1, 2/2 RC; rep from * to end. (56 sts)

Rnd 8: *P2, k1, p2, k9; rep from * to end.

Rnd 9: *P2, k1, p2, k3, sk2p, k3; rep from * to end. (48 sts)

Rnd 10: *P2, k1, p2, k7; rep from * to end.

Rnd 11: *P2, k1, p2, k2, sk2p, k2; rep from * to end. (40 sts)

Rnd 12: *P2, k1, p2, k5; rep from * to end.

Rnd 13: *P2, k1, p2, k1, sk2p, k1; rep from * to end. (32 sts)

Rnd 14: *P2, k1, p2, sk2p; rep from * to end. (24 sts)

Pattern Notes

The hat is worked from the bottom up, in the round. The Lace and Cable Pattern may be worked from the charts or written instructions.

Pattern

Body

With smaller needles, CO 88 sts. Pm and join to work in the round.

Work in 1×1 Rib until piece meas 1.75”.

Change to larger needles.

Work Rows 1-16 of Cable and Lace Pattern.

Rep Rows 1-8 once more.

Crown shaping

Work Rows 1-14 of Crown Shaping, changing to DPNs as necessary. (24 sts remain)

Break yarn, draw through all remaining sts, pull tightly and fasten off.

Finishing

Weave in ends.

Block to finished measurements.

Decorate with a pompom.

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