The classic combination of garter stitch and cables makes for a fun and functional earflap hat. Knit the earflaps first, then join in the round to the crown—and don't forget to top off this hat with a pom-pom!
Approximately 19½” around x 8½” high (not including earflaps and pom-pom)
2 hanks BERROCO VINTAGE CHUNKY (100 grs), #6181 Black Cherry
16” length circular knitting needle, size 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
1 set (4) double pointed knitting needles (dpns), size 10 (6.00 mm)
2 st holders
Cable needle (cn)
1 stitch marker
3” pom-pom maker
14 sts and 24 rows = 4” in Garter St
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Earflaps are knit flat, separately, then set aside. Later they are returned to circular needle and additional sts are cast on for knitting in the round.