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bluegirl knits is a knitwear design company providing patterns for a variety of skill sets. bluegirl knits was started in 2008 by Nichole Reese, who began knitting at the age of 8 and just kept ...

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Machu Picchu Earflap Hat

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Machu Picchu Earflap Hat
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Pattern Description:

This Peruvian inspired earflap hat features a unique, new cast-on technique and Andean patterns worked in fair isle. This is a great pattern for learning fair isle color work.


14 sts and 20 rows to 4 ins in St st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Size:Small Adult- 20 ins(Medium/Large Adult- 23 ins)


  • 2 Skeins (1 each color) Alpaca with a Twist Big Baby (100% baby alpaca) (82 yds/100g)
  • 1 16" circular needle, size US 10 (6.0 mm) and 4 double pointed needles (dpns), Size US 10 (6.0 mm) or 2 16" circular needles, size US 10 (6.0 mm)
  • 1 Size I or J Crochet Hook

Suggested yarn:

164 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Alpaca with a Twist Big Baby


#0095 Embers, #1016 Kentucky Blue, #3003 Carnival Red