Classic Hat + Mittens by Purl Soho

Classic Hat + Mittens

Knitting
February 2013
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, on larger needles
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
255 - 840 yards (233 - 768 m)
Kid (Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)
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MATERIALS
HAT

MITTENS

  • 1 (1, 1, 2) ball(s) of Purl Soho’s Wigeon, 100% fine Falkland merino wool. Each ball is 359 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 255 (310, 359, 430) total yards required. We used the colors Warm Ivory, Gulf Green and Gray Flint.
  • A set of US 2 (3 mm) double pointed needles
  • A set of US 3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles
  • A crochet hook and scrap yarn (for Provisional Cast On and Thumb Hole)
  • A stitch marker

To make both the Hat and Mittens, you will need 2 (2, 2, 3) balls of Wigeon; approximately 510 (620, 718, 820) yards required.

NOTE: The original Classic Mittens pattern used 1 (2, 2, 2) skein of Anzula’s Cricket. For more on this version, click here!

GAUGE
28 stitches and 36 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch, on larger needles

28 stitches and 46 rounds = 4 inches in Cuff’s slip stitch pattern, on smaller needles

SIZES
HAT
Kid (Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)

  • Finished Circumference: 17¼ (19¼, 20½, 22¼) inches
  • Finished Height: 7 (8, 8½, 9¼) inches

Samples: The Orange Carmine hat is the Kid size; the Gulf Green ones are Adult Medium; and the Gray Flint are Adult Large.

MITTENS
Kid (Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large)

  • Finished Circumference at Palm: 6 (6¾, 7¾, 8½) inches
  • Finished Length from Cuff to Tip: 9½ (10½, 10¾, 11½) inches, with instructions to modify

Samples: The Warm Ivory mittens are is the Adult Small size, and the Whiskey Brown and Gray Mist hats are Adult Small.

Mittens originally designed by Purl Soho designer, Laura Ferguson. Hat designed by Purl Soho designer, Gaby Bush.