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Nevado ("snow-covered" or "snow-capped") is a cozy textured hat, quick to knit in worsted weight yarn. A combination of waffle stitch and wavy cables, the design is naturally stretchy, ensuring a snug fit, and works well for boys and girls, men and women, and babies of all shapes and sizes. Sizes: Baby (Child, Adult); finished circumference approximately 16 (18, 20)" / 40 (46, 50) cm Gauge: 20 sts and 32 rows = 4" / 10 cm, in pattern, lightly stretched. Yarn: 100 (150, 200) yards / 90 (140, 180) m worsted weight wool or wool blend yarn. Needles: 1 US 7 / 4.5mm 16" / 40cm circular needle and/or set of DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit in the round decrease cable GAUGE 5st/in in pattern SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 16 (18, 20)" SUGGESTED YARN 200 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Wandering Wool Heights Worsted COLORWAY Cinderella

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  • US 7 16" circular needle and/or DPNs
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MediaPeruana Designs
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Patterns previously available for free are now available via subscription; please visit to sign up. I taught myself to knit with a copy of Knitting for Dummies 5 years ago, and haven't looked back since. I've expanded into designing knitwear and writing knitting patterns, and occasionally dabble in dyeing and spinning as well.