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Borealis Pattern


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Knitting: Borealis
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • knit 2 together
  • purl 2 together

Pattern Description:

Knit using 2 skeins of Malabrigo Worsted Merino, this hat makes great use of that beautiful skein of variegated yarn that you have been hoarding! Pair it with a coordinating solid yarn and you've got a beautiful, quickly knit hat! This pattern makes a great stash buster, as it can easily be knit with partial skeins of at least 80 yards each.

Designed for the Malabrigo Quickies project. Thank you to Malabrigo for their generous yarn support.


20 stitches and 26 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most adults


  • 2 skeins of coordinating worsted weight yarn
  • 16" US 6 circular needle or dpn's
  • 16" US 8 circular needle or dpn's
  • 1 set of US 8 dpn's

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker
  • yarn needle for weaving in ends

Suggested yarn:

210 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Yarn Worsted Merino


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