Peregrina Tuque by Nicole Bottles
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Peregrina Tuque

Knitting
March 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
US 7 - 4.5 mm
180 - 200 yards (165 - 183 m)
Teen - 20-21”, Adult - 22-24”
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The journey is the destination. And this simple cabled tuque is ready to travel whenever - and wherever - you are. Knit from the brim up in squishy worsted SW Merino, the “Peregrina Tuque” features a trio of repeating cables that hug your head and are sure to keep you toasty. Compact enough to sneak into your pack and head out with you into the wilds of the West Coast rainforest, to the urban jungle, or to Everest basecamp.

I was inspired to create this pattern by a true perigrina soul, Eva, who is always heading out on her next great adventure, and is never not wearing a tuque ;).

Climb one more peak, knit just one more row. And have a lovely knit.

Finished Measurements
Teen - 20-21” head circumference,
9” from brim to top
(Adult - 22-24” head circumference, 9.5” from brim to top)

Yarn
1 skein of The Spinnacle Fiber Arts ‘Valens’ 100% SW Merino, 200 yards (182 meters), 115 grams
— shown in “Mea Kelpa”

Needles
4.5 mm (US 7) circular needles, 16” cable (or 36”+ for Magic Loop Method)

Gauge
20 st, 28 rows = 4” / 10 cm in stockinette stitch

Notions
Cable needle (optional), bodkin, stitch marker, feeling of wanderlust

Techniques
Basic cabling, twisted stitches, long tail cast on.

Shout out to the amazing folks who helped test this pattern:
1957karenh
SparkysMummy
MamaAnniecat
mlb