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Elegant Ewe Hat & Mitten Patterns

Elegant & Easy Worsted Weight Hat For the Family

 

 

 

 

Pairs well with our Elegant & Easy Worsted Mitten. This circular knit hat has 3 different edge options as well as different topper options. Easy to read instructions are great for beginners!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping.

 

 

SIZES: Child 1-2yr (2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-10yr, Adult S, M, L, XL)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 60 (78, 110, 134, 150, 162, 190, 220) yds worsted weight yarn. US #6 (4mm) 16” circular needle & US #7 (4.5mm) 16” circular and double pointed.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Elegant & Easy Worsted Weight Mitten For the Family

 

 

 

 

Easy to read with the beginner in mind. Many sizes for the family! This pattern is a good match for our Elegant and Easy Worsted Weight Hat.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping.

 

 

SIZES:  Child S (Child L/Adult S, M, L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 100 (150, 170, 220) yds worsted weight yarn. US#4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Elegant & Easy Bulky Hat For the Family

 

 

 

 

This circular knit hat has 3 different edge options as well as different topper options. Easy to read instructions are great for beginners! A good match for our Elegant & Easy bulky mittens.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping.

 

 

SIZES:  Child 2-4yr (6-10yr, Adult S, M, L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 60 (75, 100, 110, 130) yds bulky weight yarn. US#10.5 (7mm) 16” circular needle & double points.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Elegant & Easy Bulky Mitten For the Family

 

 

 

 

Quick to knit and easy to read with the beginner in mind. Many sizes for the family! A good match for our Elegant and Easy Bulky Hat. 

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping.

 

 

SIZES:  Child S (Child L/Adult S, M, L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 80 (100, 120, 140) yds bulky weight yarn, US#8 (5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Rib and Cable Hat

 

 

 

 

Simple and knit in the round, this classy hat is a great introduction to cables. Gender neutral and sized for the family including premie. A great match with our Elegant & Easy Cable Mittens.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, simple cable, shaping.

 

 

SIZES: Premie (Infant, Child 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-10yr, Adult S, M, L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 80 (90, 120, 140, 160, 180, 200, 230, 250) yds DK weight yarn. US#5 (3.75mm) 16” circular & double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Cable Mittens

 

 

 

 

This simple yet elegant cable mitten is knit in the round with separate instructions for the right and left mitten. Great paired with our Rib and Cable Hat!

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping, basic cable.

 

 

SIZES: Child S (Child L/Adult S, Adult M, Adult L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES:  100 (150, 170, 220) yds worsted weight yarn. US#4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Zig Zag Hat

 

 

 

 

The perfect accompaniment to our Zig Zag Mitten pattern! This folksy hat makes the most of gorgeous hand dyed yarns and near solids.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round, stranded colorwork, chart reading.

 

 

SIZES: Adult S (Adult M, Adult L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 150 yds each of two colors fingering weight yarn. US#3 (3.25mm) 16” circular & double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Zig Zag Mitten

 

 

 

 

The perfect accompaniment to our popular Zig Zag Hat pattern! These folksy mittens make the most of gorgeous hand dyed yarns and near solids.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round, stranded colorwork, shaping, chart reading.

 

 

SIZES: Adult S (Adult M, Adult L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: Fingering weight yarn: 150 (200, 270) yds Main Color; 35 (40, 45) yds Contrasting Color. US#3 (3.25mm), US#4 (3.5mm) & US#5 (3.75mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Swan’s Island Set

 

 

 

 

 

For when you can't choose just one color to work with! This set makes the most of lovely near-solid hand-dyed yarns. Extra thickness around the cuff and brim add warmth.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, shaping, stranded colorwork.

 

 

SIZES: Hat: Adult M; Mittens: Adult S (M , L, XL)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: Worsted weight yarn: 200yds each of 2 main colors; 100yds each of 2 contrasting colors. US#6 (4mm) & US#7 (4.5mm) 16” circular and double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Basic Worsted Weight Tam for Family

 

 

 

 

A traditional hat that can be worn above the ears or (alternatively) below! Multiple sizes for the family. 3 different decrease options.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, shaping.

 

 

SIZES: Child 1-2yr (2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-10yr/Adult XS, S, M, L, XL)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 46 (60, 92, 102, 116, 126, 155, 170) yds worsted weight yarn. US #6 (4mm) 12-16” circular needle & US #7 (4.5mm) 12-16” circular and double pointed.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Cable Cap with Earflaps

 

 

 

 

This quick to knit hat is a great introduction to cables. Funky braided earflaps make this hat a hit!

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round, shaping, cables.

 

 

SIZES: Adult S (M / L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 100 (120, 140) yds bulky weight yarn. US #10 (6mm) 16” circular & double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Double Thick Earflap Hat

 

 

 

 

A warm hat indeed! Knit in the round as one piece starting from the inside top, earflaps are done through simple short rows. Optional colorwork on the outside.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, shaping, knitting in the round, chart reading, colorwork (optional).

 

 

SIZES: Teen/Adult S (Adult L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 120 (160) yds of sport weight luxury yarn for inside of hat & 105 (145) yds of DK weight yarn for main color, 50 yds for the optional contrasting color. US#5 (3.75mm) & US#6 (4 mm) 16” circular and double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Garter Stitch Earflap Hat

 

 

 

 

This very simple hat was designed with the beginner in mind.  Earflaps are knit separate, joined and then the hat is knit in the round. Multiple sizes for the family.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, shaping, knitting in the round.

 

 

SIZES: Child 6 mo-2 yr (2-6yr, 6-10yr, Adult S, M, L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: Heavy worsted weight yarn: 35 (40, 50, 55, 70, 100) yds Main Color; 25 (27, 30, 35, 40, 50) yds Earflap Color. US#8 (5mm) 16” circular & double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Hippie Hat (with or without brim)

 

 

 

 

Knit with a sport weight yarn, this slouchy hat pattern gives the option of a brim or ribbed edge. Adult sizes as well as an XL size for those with lots of hair!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, short-rows, picking up stitches.

 

 

SIZES: Adult S (M, L, XL)      

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 165 (195, 215, 245) yds of heavy fingering/sport weight yarn. US #3 (3.25mm) 16” circular & US #4 (3.5mm) 16” circular and double pointed.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Not-Too-Seedy Knit Cap

 

 

 

 

A fantastic use of hand-dyed yarns! Pill-box shaped with an interesting border and unique style of decrease.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping.

 

 

SIZES: Child (Adult S, M, L, XL)                               

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 110 (120, 135, 150, 170) yds worsted weight yarn. US#6 (4mm) 16” circular & US#7 (4.5mm) 16” circular & double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Premiere Baby Hat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This cute little hat is meant to keep premature infant heads warm, but will also fit an 18 doll. Knit in the round. A slightly heavier weight yarn may be used for a slightly larger hat.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping

 

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Circumference: 12”; Height: 4”

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 45 yds of a soft DK weight yarn. US #5 (3.75mm) 12” circular & double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Gerry’s Crocheted Cloche

 

 

 

 

 

This pattern was inspired by a hat one of our customers brought back from NYC. Crocheted in a lovely baby alpaca, with different edge options. Multiple sizes for the family. An optional decorative flower tops it off.   

 

 

SKILLS NEEDED:  Basics, crocheting in the round, simple shaping.

 

 

SIZES:  Child 6mo-2yr (3-6yr, 7-12yr/Adult S, M, L, XL)

 

 

YARN&HOOKS:  82 (96, 128, 148, 160, 170) of bulky weight yarn. US J (6mm) crochet hook.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Adult Brioche Hat

 

 

 

 

 

This great hat is shaped to cover the ears and stay on the head- Perfect for the men in your life, as chin-ties are unnecessary! Child’s version was featured in Interweave Knits.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, yarn-over, shaping.

 

 

SIZES:  Small (22.5”), Large (24”)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: Sport-weight yarn : 240 yds of main color and 120 yds of contrasting color. For small size, US#6 (4mm) 16” circular & double-pointed needles. For large size, US#7 (4.5mm) 16” circular & double-pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Snowflakes on Your Shoulders

 

 

 

 

Cold weather may not make you happy, but this wimple sure will! Knit in the round from the top down, the short row hood and flared shoulders will be sure to keep it on!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, shaping, lace.

 

 

SIZES: One (Adult).

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 300 yds worsted weight yarn. #9US (5.5mm) 20” circular needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Elegant & Easy Gloves For the Family

 

 

 

 

This basic glove pattern is sized to fit everyone in the family! Uses a light weight yarn for comfort between fingers.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round on double pointed needles.

 

 

SIZES: Child S (Child L/Adult S, Adult M, Adult L).

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 110 (145, 190, 240) yds heavy fingering or sport weight yarn. US#3-4 (3.25-3.5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Elegant & Easy Two Needle Mittens For the Family

 

 

 

 

A great pattern for those who don’t want to knit in the round. Instructions are given for both right and left hand with an offset thumb. Optional crochet embellishing instructions for an even cuter product.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round on double pointed needles.

 

 

SIZES: Child S (Child L/Adult S, Adult M, Adult L).

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 110 (130, 150, 180) yds heavy worsted weight yarn. US#6 (4mm) needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Cool Little Mittlets

 

 

 

 

Unique thumb shaping makes this mittlet a hit. One size fits most- 3 different pattern options and knit in the round. An all-around great pattern for beginners!       

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, shaping, picking up stitches.

 

 

SIZES: One size fits most (Adult)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 110 yds medium heavy worsted weight yarn. US#8 (5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Flip Your Top M’loves

 

 

 

 

These practical flip-top gloves leave the finger tips exposed when flipped (including the thumb!) and convert to a mitten when closed. Colorwork is optional.

 

 

SKILLS USED: Basics, knitting in the round on double pointed needles, stranded colorwork (optional).

 

 

SIZES: Child 4-8 yr (Child 8 yr and up/Adult S, Adult M, Adult L) 

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 130 (180, 250, 330) total yds sport weight yarn in a main color & several contrasting colors (optional). US#4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Eyelet Rib Gauntlets

 

 

 

 

A long, elegant and sophisticated fingerless mitten that will keep those arms warm too!

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple lace.

 

 

SIZES:  One size fits most (Adult).

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: Heavy worsted weight yarn: 170 yds main color & 40 yds of contrast color, US#8 (5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Fleece Lined Mittens

 

 

 

 

Adapted from our Elegant and Easy mitten pattern, pencil roving is stranded along the inside to produce a warm, airtight mitten and giving a great hand knit appearance. Well written with technique photos.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, simple shaping, stranding.

 

 

SIZES:  Child S (Child L/Adult S, Adult M, Adult L)

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 80 (120, 160, 200) yds worsted weight wool yarn; 1oz pencil roving. US#4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

Fleece Stuffed Mittens

 

 

 

 

Mittens don’t get any warmer than this! Adapted from our Elegant and Easy worsted weight pattern, pieces of roving are knit in for a bulky, warm mitten.  Well written with technique photos.

 

 

SKILLS USED:  Basics, knitting in the round, shaping, knitting with fleece, chart reading.

 

 

SIZES:  Child S (Child L/Adult S, Adult M, Adult L).

 

 

YARN&NEEDLES: 110 (160, 210, 220) yds worsted weight wool yarn; 2oz of 100% medium staple length wool roving. US#4 (3.5mm) & US#5 (3.75mm) double pointed needles.

 

 

$5.00

 

 

 

 

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