Rocky Mountain Beanie by Megan Lynch

Rocky Mountain Beanie

Knitting
September 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Main twisted stitch pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
170 - 205 yards (155 - 187 m)
Adult Small/Medium (Adult Large/X-Large)
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This beanie is the beanie I’ve been searching for my entire life: snug enough to be warm & cozy but loose enough have just the right amount of slouch, a fun & engaging stitch pattern, & it’s just plain cute on top of it all. It’s a quick knit in your favorite DK weight yarn, & is perfect for showing off speckles, variegation, & everything in between.

SIZING
– Adult Small/Medium (Adult Large/X-Large)
– Finished circumference (unstretched): 16” (18”)
– Finished length (brim to crown): 10.75” (11.75”“)

FIBER
– Approximately 170 (205) yds DK weight yarn
– Sample (in Adult Small/Medium): Hedgehog Fibres Merino DK, colorway Artifact

NEEDLES & NOTIONS
– 1 US size 6 16” circular ndl (or set of DPNs)
– 1 US size 7 16” circular ndl (or set of DPNs)
– 1 US size 7 set of DPNs
– Stitch marker
– Tapestry needle
– Measuring tape
– Blocking materials

GAUGE
24 sts & 26 rows = 4 inches in main stitch pattern (blocked & unstretched); approximately 6 sts/1 inch; note that when measuring gauge each twisted stitch is actually 2 stitches

SKILLS
If you are confused or stuck, there are a lot of great tutorials online for all of these techniques!
– Long tail cast on
– Knitting in the round
– Cabling without a cable needle
– Simple decreasing