Inspired by the island of the same name, Brae features two intuitive cable motifs that arise seamlessly from the ribbed brim. Increases are made after the ribbing is complete to create a fuller, slouchier hat without compromising the snug fit of the brim.
part of the Sweet Fiber Accessories e-book
To fit an average adult head
(53-58 cm / 21-23” circumference)
42 cm / 16 1/2” around x 23 cm / 9” tall
1 skein of Sweet Fiber Cashmerino Worsted (180m/200y per 115g skein). Shown in Marshland.
4mm / US #6 16” circular needle
4.5mm / US #7 16” circular needle
4.5mm / US #7 dpns
or sizes needed to obtain gauge
Swatches should be made in the round, using larger needles.
18 sts and 28 rows over 10cm/4” in stockinette stitch using larger needles, blocked.
This pattern is both written and charted.