Mackenzie River Hat

Designer Josie Mercier

Finished Size 17 1/2" circumference and 14 1/4" tall.

Yarn Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky (85% wool, 15% mohair; 125 yd [114 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #M183 rosado rose, 2 balls.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 16" circular (cir). Size 10 (6 mm): 16" cir and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

Gauge 18 sts of Cable chart = 31/2" wide and 22 rnds = 4" on larger needle.

The people who live in the Mackenzie River region of Northern Canada know a thing or two about warm outerwear. The Mackenzie River Hat features an extra-deep fold-up brim and cables that taper into the crown.

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