This hat and mitten set was inspired by mismatched stripes. Instructions are given for 3 different stripe sequences, but the knitter gets to choose to use 1, 2 or all 3! Knitted in a worsted weight superwash wool, this is a fun and practical gift to knit for the holidays, or for yourself. Hat is knitted in the round, and the mittens are knitted back and forth with the thumb knitted in the round.
Gauge: Hat- 5 sts =1” in stockinette stripe, Mittens- 6.5 sts=1" in stockinette stripe.
Needles: Hat- US size 7 16" circular needle and US size 7 DPN. Mittens- US size 5 straight (or circular) needles and US size 5 DPN's.
This kit makes a slouchy beanie with a giant pom-pom and super warm ribbing, plus 2 mittens with a mis-matched stripe (there's plenty of yarn to make the mittens match if you like). The pattern is sized for a unisex S/M or M/L so you can make it for anyone on your Holiday list.