Egret Hat and Mitts Set by Cheryl Toy

Egret Hat and Mitts Set

Knitting
September 2018
Sport (12 wpi) ?
35 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in colorwork patt
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1086 yards (993 m)
17.25 (18.25, 19.5)” circumference and 9 (9.25, 10.5)” tall ; Mitts: 5.75 (6.75, 8)” hand circumference and 8″ long
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The lighthearted Egret Hat and Mitts Set combines classic stranded colorwork with traditional Sanquhar two-color patterning. The hat is a classic ski-slope shape from the 1950s, and the mitts feature time-honored colorwork in a modern design. Both include lined edges in holiday red, and the hat sports a whimsical tassel to match. This set cries out for a slick toboggan hill or a frozen pond.

DESIGNER Cheryl Toy

DIFFICULTY Intermediate

FINISHED SIZE Hat: 17.25 (18.25, 19.5)” circumference and 9 (9.25, 10.5)” tall. Hat shown measures 18.25”. Mitts: 5.75 (6.75, 8)” hand circumference and 8″ long. Mitts shown measure 6.75”.

YARN Quince & Co. Chickadee (100% American wool; 181 yd / 1.75 oz): egret (white; MC) and Kumlien’s gull (gray; CC1), 2 skeins each; Carrie’s yellow (yellow; CC2) and Peaks ferry (red; CC3), 1 skein each.

NEEDLES Size 2.5 (3 mm): 16″ circular and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers; stitch holders; size 7 (4.5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

GAUGE 35 sts and 40 rnds = 4″ in colorwork patt.

NOTES The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. The mitts are worked in the round from the cuff up. The contrasting facings are turned under and sewn in place.