Knitted Isotope Hat

This unique headwear piece is meticulously handcrafted using a combination of high-quality yarn and intricate knitting techniques. The result is a cozy and stylish hat that is perfect for keeping you warm during the colder months. The isotope design adds a modern and edgy touch to the classic beanie silhouette, making it a standout accessory for any outfit. Whether you're hitting the slopes or just running errands around town, this Crafted Isotope Beanie is sure to turn heads and keep you looking fashionable. The isotope pattern gives this cap a unique and contemporary look, making it a versatile accessory that can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. With its soft and comfortable knit construction, the Handmade Isotope Cap is not only stylish but also practical for everyday wear. Add a touch of sophistication to your wardrobe with this handcrafted cap that is sure to become a staple piece in your collection.


One size, to fit head circumference 20-22″
Actual circumference: 18″


Cascade Cash Vero (55% Merino Extra Fine Wool, 33% Microfiber Acrylic, 12% Cashmere; 98 yards [90 meters]/50 grams): Color Number 013, 3 balls
Note: Only a few yards of the third ball were used.


Size US 7 (4.5 mm): 16” circular
Size US 8 (5.0 mm): 16” circular and double pointed needles


32 sts and 24 rows = 4” in cable pattern.
18 sts and 24 rows = 4” in St st after wet blocking.


Seven markers; one contrasting color marker; cable needle; tapestry needle


Standard list of abbreviations.

C8B: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold to back, k4, k 4 from cn.
C7B: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold to back, k4, k 3 from cn.
C6B: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold to back, k3, k 3 from cn.
C5B: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold to back, k3, k 2 from cn.
C3B: Slip 1 st to cn and hold to back, k2, k 1 from cn.
C2B: Slip 1 st to cn and hold to back, k1, k 1 from cn.

Chart A – Hat Body

Chart B – Decreases


With smaller needle, CO 80 sts. Place contrasting color marker to indicate beg of rnd. Join in the rnd, being careful not to twist.

Work k2, p2 rib for 1”.

Inc rnd: Kfb in all sts; 160 sts.

Change to larger circular needle.

Work Chart A cable patt (written directions follow):

Rnds 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7: Knit.
Rnd 4: *C8B, k8, rep from * to end.
Rnd 8: *K8, C8B, rep from * to end.

Repeat rnds 1-8 five times. (Note: If you would like a less slouchy hat, repeat these rnds only four times. For a slouchier hat, repeat these rnds as many times as desired.)

Knit one rnd.

Setup Rnd: *K20, place marker, rep from * seven times, k20.

Work Chart B decreases (written directions follow) changing to dpns when necessary:

Rnd 1: *K2tog, k to 1 st bef marker, ssk, sm, rep from * to end; 144 sts rem
Rnd 2: *C7B, k8, C6B, k8, C7B, k7, C8B, k6, C8B, k7, rep from * once more.
Rnd 3: Rep rnd 1; 128 sts rem
Rnd 4: Knit.
Rnd 5: Rep rnd 1; 112 sts rem
Rnd 6: *K5. C8B, k2, C8B, k5, C5B, k8, C2B, k8, C5B, rep from * once more.
Rnd 7: Rep rnd 1; 96 sts rem
Rnd 8: Knit.
Rnd 9: Rep rnd 1; 80 sts rem
Rnd 10: *C3B, k14, C3B, k3, C7B, C7B, k3, rep from * once more.
Rnd 11: Rep rnd 1; 64 sts rem
Rnd 12: Rep rnd 1; 48 sts rem
Rnd 13: Rep rnd 1; 32 sts rem
Rnd 14: Rep rnd 1; 16 sts rem
Rnd 15: K2tog around, removing markers; 8 sts rem

Break yarn and pull through rem 8 sts.

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