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Powder Eights

Knitting
February 2011
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
15.5 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
208 - 240 yards (190 - 219 m)
22-24" head circumference
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Powder Eights is when two skiiers, one directly uphill from the other, sychronize their movements. Making the same exact turn shape at the same time, they create a braided path in the snow.
The Powder Eights pattern is for a large cabled brioche hat.

This pattern also includes optional instructions for a children’s large/adult small hat in worsted, adding a brim, or creating a slouchier, beret style hat.

Recommended skills: knitting in the round, cables and an understanding of the brioche stitch.

Erratum: At the end of the Cable Round B repeat between the *s, it should say "2 times" instead of "yb." An updated version of the pattern will be available shortly. 4/9