Salmon Brook Hat by Marji LaFreniere

Salmon Brook Hat

October 2019
Light Fingering ?
33 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in Textured Cable Pattern. One 25 st repeat = 3"
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
260 yards (238 m)
One average size - 18" circumference unstretched
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The Gansey-inspired Salmon Brook Cap begins with generous ribbing before combining all-over texture and cables in a classic style. This unisex hat can be worn like a watch cap with the brim folded or slouchy with the brim unfolded.

Pattern Info


One size fits an average head – the ribbing is elastic enough to hug a smaller head, but stretchy enough for most.
(finished hat measures 18” around at widest point – above ribbing, unstretched)


Fingering weight yarn – approximately 260 yards for pattern as written.

Gray hat is Erika Knight WOOL LOCAL (100g/492yds)
Rust hat is Berroco ULTRA WOOL FINE (100g/400yds)


Size 2 (2.75mm), 16” circular needle for ribbing
Size 4 (3.5mm), 16” and double pointed needles for body of hat.
OR size to get gauge.


One full charted pattern repeat(25 sts) = 3” before blocking