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Tempestuous Pattern


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Knitting: Tempestuous
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Men, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cables using a cable needle
  • Decreases

Pattern Description:

Tempestuous is a fitted beanie with cables and ribbing for textural interest. Tempestuous is a perfect unisex hat choice for the cooler fall and winter weather (and tree climbing!).

The yarn used for the sample (Nashua Creative Focus Worsted) has been discontinued, but it has been replaced by Rowan Creative Focus. Any worsted weight yarn with which you can achieve gauge will be suitable.

The pattern includes both charts and written instructions.


4.5 sts/ inch in stockinette stitch on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • One size fits most (head sizes approx. 18-22")


  • 120-160 yards worsted weight yarn
  • US 5/ 3.75 mm 16" circular and/ or DPNs
  • US 6/ 4 mm 16" circular and/or DPNs
  • Cable needle

Suggested yarn:

140 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Nashua Creative Focus Worsted



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My name is Kylie and I'm a student living in Canada. I've been knitting for 10 years, if you ask my family, I'm sure they'll tell you I'm completely obsessed! Some of my favourite yarns are locally dyed and spun yarns from here in Canada. I blog over at likepurlsoffastring.wordpress.com.

Apart from knitting, I love reading and photography. I currently shoot with a Nikon D3100 and two lenses ...

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