Machu Picchu Earflap Hat

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Machu Picchu Earflap Hat Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

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

About Designer

About Designer

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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 knitting.

Nichole's background in accounting and her love of math and numbers has spurred her on to creating new techniques and ways to maximize the use of yarns in her patterns.

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