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Ornäs Hat and Mitts

Botanical colourwork beanie and fingerless mitts
A coordinating set of colourwork hat and fingerless mitts inspired by nature. Showing how effective just two colours can be, these fun projects are ideal for new colourwork knitters. Ornäs is great value with both the hat and mitts included.



27 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in colourwork in the round


Available in two sizes: small and large.

Finished circumference: 19[21½]” / 48[54.5]cm.
Finished length: 71/2[8¼]” / 19[20.5]cm at centre front
Finished circumference at knuckles: 7[8¼]” / 17.5[20.5]cm
Finished length: 13½” / 34cm with ribbing unfolded

Shown in size small.



Heavy fingering / sport weight wool yarn.

Green and grey set shown in Rauma Finullgarn (100% Norwegian wool, 191 yds / 175m, 1.76oz / 50g)

Colour A: 498

Colour B: 403

Brown set shown in Skein Queen Ullvärme (100% Swedish wool, 330 yds / 300m, 3.53oz / 100g)

Colour A: Hornbean

Colour B: Silver Birch

Needles and notions

US 5 / 3.75mm 16” / 40cm circular and
dpns or preferred needles for working
small circumferences in the rnd


105[110] yds / 95[100]m of colour A
65[70] yds / 60[65]m of colour B

170[190] yds / 155[175]m of colour A
125[140]yds / 115[130]m of colour B

"It's better not to make mittens in a hurry… Let's make them in May; let's take our time over them; let's venture into new approaches and designs; let's enjoy them." "A good summer project is a bevy of hats." Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitters Almanac, for the months of May and June.

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