Kernmantle’s striking effect stems from the contrast in gauge between the dense cable and its background of moss stitch. The slouch format thus gets a structural element that's underlined by starting the cable right at the brim, with a perfect edge achieved by using two different cast-ons (tutorials provided).
Four sizes accommodate everyone from baby to large adult, with both written and charted instructions included.
Skills required: Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables
Gauge: 20 sts x 30 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over St.St. 20 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4mm needles over Twisted Rib, lightly stretched 18 sts x 32 rows to 4in/10cm on 4.5mm needles over Moss (Seed) Stitch 12 st cable panel = 1.5in/3.75cm on 4mm needles