West Coast Wave Hat, Cowl, Mitts and Scarf Set by Marilynn Blacketer
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West Coast Wave Hat, Cowl, Mitts and Scarf Set

Knitting
April 2013
Yarnia Shop Blend: Silverton
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
4.5 stitches and 6.5 rows = 1 inch
in circular stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
5.0 mm (H)
360 - 400 yards (329 - 366 m)
adult, teen
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Taking inspiration from our view of the North Oregon Coast, I developed the West Coast Wave Hat, Cowl, Mitts and Scarf Set. The set was developed with “LITTLE WAVES” from 4oo knitting stitches, by Potter Craft, p201, but I modified the wave with an additional knit1 for ease of counting. I also modified the pattern with yarn over twice, dropping the second yarn over in the next round. This created larger lace openings and peaks/waves. If West Coast Wave Hat, Mitts, Cowl or Scarf Set is knit in a cotton blend, perfect for cool spring and summer evenings. If knit in blended wool, great for the blustery winter.
Finished sizes:
adult hat: brim 16”flat, stretch 22”circumference, height 10”;
large hat: brim 18”flat, stretch 24”circumference, height 10”
cowl: ribbing 18” flat, stretch 24” circumference, height 9”
scarf: width 6”, length 60”
mitts: 8” flat, stretch 10” circumference; height 10”(worsted weight)
6” flat, stretch 9” circumference; height 10” (sport weight)

Gauge: US#8 4.5 stitches = 1”; US#7 5 sts=1” Adjust needle size, and row count to match gauge.

Materials: Yarn: Cotton or wool blend in worsted or sport weight (200 yards for each hat, cowl, scarf, or pair of mitts)
Photo: West Coast Wave Hat and Cowl are knit in UNIVERSAL YARN Classic Shades,Wild Berries; 70%acrylic/ 30%wool; 197yds/3.5oz (2 skeins = 400 yards for the project)
West Coast Wave Hat and Scarf are knit in Yarnia shop blend, Silverton; 41%cotton/ 34%bamboo/ 20%acrylic/ 5%lurex 360yards/ 8 oz cone (the project may require 400 yards )
West Coast Wave Hat and Mitts are knit in Adriafil GIADA, color 031; 67%cotton/ 28% nylon polyamide/ 5% polyester (3 skeins = 378 yards for the project)
Needles: Size (US#6), US#7, US#8, 16” or 24” circular needles, and Size (US#6), US#7, US#8 set double pointed needles
Notions: stitch markers, tapestry needle, crochet hook

The project seems to require almost 200 yards for each hat, cowl, scarf, or pair of mitts. (If you’d like a taller cowl, or no worries, buy an extra skein.)

The pattern pdf will print as 6 pages. You may want to print front & back.