The cables on this brim follow though into the body where they mingle with a delicate leaf lace pattern creating an intricate and beautiful pattern. The deep brim enhances the slouch, and can be worked shorter for a beret finished if preferred. This Hat used a combined cast-on method to create the best finish, and instructions are included for that. Yarn: 143 (218, 249) yd/131 (199, 227) m 35yd/32m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St. Heavy 4ply or Sports weight, plied yarn. Needles & Notions: Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge Stitch marker as necessary Tapestry needle Cable needle Sample details: Shown in Renaissance Dyeing Troubadour 4ply (376yd/344m per 100g; 100% Organic Poll Dorset) Shown in size 23in/58.5cm on model with 21.5in/54.5cm circumference head Alternative yarn: Briggs & Little Sport (430yd/393m per 113g/4oz; 100% Wool) Gauge: 24 sts x 34 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St. 19 sts x 21.5 rows to 2.5in/6.5cm on 3mm needles over brim pattern Sizes: To fit size: 17 (20, 23) in/43.25 (51, 58.5) cm Finished size: 15 (17.5, 20) in/38 (44.5, 51) cm Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables Pattern contents: Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons Note: A greater range of sizes can be achieved through changing the needle size and/or yarn.