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Sanu Pattern


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Knitting: Sanu
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, Purl, Knitting in the Round; Pattern includes Latvian Braids but instructions are provided.

Pattern Description:

A shallow but slouchy hat pattern with Latvian Braids and Cables providing visual interest. The pattern has both charts and full written instructions. A deeper, even slouchier version can be also knitted.

Sample shown is the shallower version (M), knitted in Malabrigo Silky Merino (150 yds / 137m, 50g, Shade 425 Madre Perla). Semi-solid or solid coloured yarns are recommended as details may be obscured by heavily variegated yarns. If desired, the Latvian braids can be knitted in a contrasting or complimentary colour.

150-300 yds / 137-275 m DK (Double Knitting) / 8 Ply Yarn
3.75mm / US 5 DPNs or Circular Needle
2 Stitchmarkers
Tapestry Needle

Extra Small, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
To fit sizes: 16 (18, 20, 22, 24)" / 40 (46, 51, 56, 61)cm

22 stitches & 30 rows to 4"/10cm in Stocking Stitch.


22 stitches & 30 rows to 4"/10cm in Stocking Stitch.

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Yarn Silky Merino, Fyberspates Scrumptious DK


Shown in Malabrigo Yarn Silky Merino - shade 425 Madre Perla'

About Designer

About Designer

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Aphaia is a 30-year-old Geordie who has lived in Scotland for quite a while and has no intention of leaving.

She is the proud owner of a rapidly growing stash, many FOs, several WIPs which seem to never end, random knitting paraphernalia and several guinea pigs (which admittedly aren?t knitting related but are seriously cute).

She has a real career but gets easily distracted by shiny things ...

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