A great first cable project, this hat is knit as 4 wedges and one wedge gets a cable detail. Free pattern download.
Wonderland Yarns “Alice” DK weight, 242 yards/4 oz skein: 1 skein
Shown in Limited Edition Colorway “Greece”--choose a colorway that isn't too "busy" so the cables will pop nicely.
Needles & Notions:
US size 5/3.75 mm needles, 16" circular and US size 7/4.5mm 16" circular and double-pointed needles (or your preferred method for knitting in the round), 4 stitch markers, cable needle, darning needle
20 sts & 28 rounds = 4" in stockinette stitch with larger needles
sized for child/teenager through large adult: 16" to 20" around