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.
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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
US 5 / 3.75mm 16” / 40cm circular and dpns or preferred needles for working small circumferences in the rnd
27 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in colourwork in the round
105 yds / 95m of colour A
65 yds / 60m of colour B
170 yds / 155m of colour A
125yds / 115m 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.