A Colour Work Hat & Mitten Set // Design By Deborah Newton
Soft contrast for delicate colourwork, this hat and mitten set is both elegant and ethereal. Knitters will love the simple stranded colour pattern, worked quickly in a DK-weight yarn, and delight in the final project that is a dream for year-round wear.
- yarn: 3 skeins SweetGeorgia Yarns Mohair Silk DK, 2 in Trinket (MC) and 1 in Slate (CC) (218 yd / 200 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein; 90% Superwash Merino, 5% Super Kid Mohair, 5% Silk)
- needles: Size 6 US / 4 mm needles
Size 7 US / 4.5 mm needlesAdjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
- gauge: 20 sts and 22 rnds = 4″ / 10 cm in Dittany Colour pattern using larger needles, after blocking
For accurate sizing, always take time to check finished gauge.
- finished measurements: Hat brim circumference above ribbing: 10″ / 51 cm and length to tip of crown: 9 ½” / 24 cm
Mittens circumference of hand above thumb: 8″ / 20.5 cm and length from ribbing edge to top: 9 ¾” / 25 cm
Pattern includes a 4-page PDF (both written and charted)