Peruvian Earflap Hat

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Peruvian Earflap Hat Pattern


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Knitting: Peruvian Earflap Hat
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit in the round
  • able to knit with dpn's
  • work in color (Fair Isle)

Pattern Description:

Simple Fair Isle with strategically placed purl sts give this hat subtle depth and texture. Hat is lightweight enough to wear year round.

Hat is worked from the earflaps up so there is no seaming.


5.5 sts and 7 rows = 1" in pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 3 sizes from child to adult (17" to 23" head circumference)


  • US 5 16-inch circular needles and dpn

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needles

About Designer

About Designer

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I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 teenage girls.
I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking.

My designs can be seen in over a dozen books and magazines as well as my "How To" knitting articles.

My latest endeavor is taping some "How To" knitting DVD's.

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