Keep It Simple Hat & Mitts


Simple and warm with a bit of fair isle thrown in for fun, the Keep It Simple Hat and Mitts are great for last minute gift knitting or stash busting.

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Sizes: Hat - 20" and 22" circumference; Mitts - 6" 7", and 8" circumference 

Gauge: 20 sts = 4" in stockinette

Needles: US 7 (4.5mm) circular long enough for magic loop OR 16" circular and double pointed needles for the hat. For the mitts, US 7 (4.5mm) circular long enough for magic loop OR double pointed needles. 

Yarn:  Worsted Weight Yarn in 2 or more colors

For the Hat: Main Color - 140 (160) yds; Contrast Color - 9 (12) yds per repeat; 36 (48) yds total

For the Mitts: Main Color - 90 (103, 120) yds; Contrast Color: 10 (12, 14) yds

Main Color shown in Valley Yarns Stockbridge; Contrast Color in Patons Classic Wool, Knit Picks Swish, and Knit Picks Merino Style

Notions: Tapestry Needle, Stitch Markers, and Waste Yarn