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Warm wind for cold 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 BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit in the round Increase Decrease Slipped stitch rib GAUGE 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") SUGGESTED YARN 200 meters of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Illimany baby llam OR Rowan pure wool worsted OR cascade 220

Supplies Needed

  • 1 circular 4mm 40cm(16")
  • 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 set dpn 5,5mm

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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 for me. I'am very happy, because my job in now completly dedicated to designing for A la maille suivante(my business), online and print magazines and teaching knitting at my LYS, Tricotine et cie