Simplicity Squared Hat & Mitts by Lisa K. Ross

Simplicity Squared Hat & Mitts

by Lisa K. Ross
Knitting
October 2018
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Checkered Slip-Stitch Pattern on larger needles in the rnd, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
230 - 340 yards (210 - 311 m)
Hat: 19.5 (20.75, 22.25)” circumference x 8” deep; to be worn with 2-3” negative ease. Mitts: 6.25 (7, 7.75, 8.25)” circumference x 11 (11, 11.5, 11.5)” total length; to be worn with 0.5” negative ease.
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Perfect for your leftover bits and bobs of worsted weight yarn, the Simplicity Squared Hat and Mitts pair a main color with as many contrast colors as you would like!

Although they might appear difficult, these designs are actually quite simple. Using only one color at a time, slipped stitches give the appearance of stranded colorwork to create a checkerboard effect. Both designs begin with 1x1 Ribbing and are worked from bottom to top in the round. Complete the set for a colorfully trendy look this season!