The Western Slope Beanie features a gorgeous braided cable that sits between a squishy, stretchy rib pattern with just the perfect amount of slouch. This beanie is both cozy and stylish and will fit into anyone’s wardrobe. Wear it on your next trek through your favorite mountain trail.
Pattern Notes: The pattern includes optional instructions for a no-cable western rib version for a simpler look. The pattern uses both written and charted instructions.
Size: The instructions are written for two sizes: adult medium (21” / 53cm) and adult large (23” / 58cm).
Materials: The pattern calls for two skeins of Sierra Rose Alpacas DK Yarn: 100% alpaca; 125 yards / 114 metres per 50 gram skein (cabled and plain rib sample color: River Rock) or approximately 210 (245) yards / 192 (224) metres of a DK weight alpaca or wool yarn and US size 6 (4.00 mm) 16” / 40cm circular needles and DPNs, or size needed to obtain gauge.
Gauge: 25 sts / 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Western Rib stitch pattern on US6 / 4.00 mm needles.
Skills: knit and purl, working increases and decreases, reading charts, working cables.