Rafales Pattern


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Knitting: Rafales
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Rafales Slouch hat M/L
Rafales Slouch hat M/L
Rafales Fitted hat S
Rafales Slouch hat M/L
Rafales Slouch hat M/L

Rafales Pattern

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the round
  • Increase
  • Decrease
  • Slipped stitch
  • rib

Pattern Description:

Warm wind for cold winter...here is Rafales. Inspired from cold winter snowy winds, this beanie can be made fitted of slouch(perfect for long hair :) worked in the round while stretching stitches by slipping them. It makes vertical gathering, remembering gust of wind, called Rafales in
french. Et voila!

*Note: If you want to knit it for kids, use smaller needles and yarn (ex: 3,5mm and 5mm needle with a sport size yarn)

***Patern is french AND english


15sts x 23rows dor 10cm(4") with 5.5mm needle

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: Women fitted S [M/L women slouch S, M/L] Head circumference: S: 52cm(20 1/2") M/L:56cm(22")


  • Grey (fitted hat): Rowan Pure wool worsted (100% wool), 1 X 100g, 200m/219yds OR Green (slouch hat): Illimani baby llama (100% llama) 1 X 100g, 201m/220yd
  • 1 circular 4mm 40cm(16")
  • 1 circular 5,5mm 40cm(16")
  • 1 set dpn 5,5mm

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 stitch marker
  • 1 wool needle

Suggested yarn:

200 meters of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Illimany baby llam OR Rowan pure wool worsted OR cascade 220

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About Designer

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My grand-ma taught me knitting when I was 10, but as I was a very good student, I became too good for her. Then, when I was in hight school, I took classes to the LYS. It was not in fashion to knit at that time and pattern were old fashion style. I'm so happy that it's now in fashion and that internet is just wave of freshnss for this craft! I have a fashion degree and creating is just natural ...

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