Nederland Beanie by Holly Priestley
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Nederland Beanie

January 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Texture Pattern
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
130 - 170 yards (119 - 155 m)
18 (19, 20)”/45.75 (48.25, 50.75) cm brim circumference, 9”/23 cm tall
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Nederland is a small town west of Denver that was first established as a trading post between Ute Indians and European settlers. It has a history of mining, a beautiful reservoir and an annual festival called the Frozen Dead Guy Days. The texture on the body of hat resembles the rocks and mountains around the town with its rich texture while the braided cable is reminiscent of the river that runs through the middle of town. The yarn used is also Colorado-local coming from yaks south of Denver and with a blend of cormo and yak it will surely prevent you from turning into a frozen dead guy or gal.

Bijou Bliss (50% yak, 50% cormo wool: 150 yd)
Size 4 (3.5 mm) 16” circular needle (cir)
Size 6 (4 mm) 20” cir needle and set of DPNS
4 Stitch markers
Darning Needle
Cable Needle

C3B – move 3 sts to cn and place at back of work, k3, k3 from cn
C3F – move 3 sts to cn and place at front of work, k3, k3 from cn
CN – cable needle
CO – cast on
DPNS – double-pointed needles
K – knit
K2tog – knit the next 2 sts together
K3tog – knit the next 3 sts together
P – purl
Patt – pattern
Pm – place marker
Rem – remain
Rep – repeat
Rnd(s) – round(s)
S2kp – slip next 2 sts knitwise, k1, pass 2 slipped sts over
St(s) – stitch(es)