Basic Hat and Mittens 2 Needles

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Basic Hat and Mittens 2 Needles

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Striped, solid, or with a contrast band, knit these mittens and hat on only two needles in Patons Canadiana!

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Single Size
To fit head and palms of average size of child/adult.
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  • Single Size

To fit head and palms of average size of child/adult.

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Main Color (MC)

Canadiana | Dark Amethyst, 10345Edit Color
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Contrast A

Canadiana | Deep Orchid, 10332Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 6/4mm
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 5/3.75mm
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Aluminum Stitch Holder

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Abbreviations

K = knit

k2tog = Knit next 2 stitches together.

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

ssk = Slip next 2 stitches knitwise one at a time. Pass them back onto left-hand needle, then knit through back loops together.

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit head and palms of average size of child/adult.

MATERIALS

Contrast Band Version
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Main Color (MC) Dark Amethyst (10345) 1
Contrast A Deep Orchid (10332) 1
Hat: Sizes 4 mm (U.s. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.s. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Mittens: Sizes 3.75 mm (U.s. 5) and 4 mm (U.s. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch holder.
Solid Version
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Main Color (MC) Medium Grey Mix (10044) 1
Hat: Sizes 4 mm (U.s. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.s. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Mittens: Sizes 3.75 mm (U.s. 5) and 4 mm (U.s. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch holder.
Striped Version
Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz;187 m/205 yds)
Main Color (MC) Dark Water Blue (10145)
Contrast A Burnt Orange (10630)
Contrast B Fools Gold (10610)
Contrast C Winter White (10006)
Hat: Sizes 4 mm (U.s. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.s. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Mittens: Sizes 3.75 mm (U.s. 5) and 4 mm (U.s. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Stitch holder.

GAUGE

Hat: 20 sts and 26 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st. Mittens: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. if changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). numbers for each size are shown in the same color throughout the pattern. When only one number is given in black, it applies to all sizes.

HAT
Version 1 (striped Version).
Stripe Pat
With A: 4 rows.
With MC: 4 rows.
With B: 4 rows
With MC: 4 rows.
With C: 4 rows.
With MC: 4 rows.
These 24 rows form stripe Pat.

With smaller needles and Mc, cast on 82 (86-90-98-106) sts.
**1st row: (Rs). K1. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: P1. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last st. P1.
Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing until work from beg measures 4 (5-5-6-6)" [10 (12.5-12.5-15-15) cm], ending on a 2nd row.**

***Change to larger needles and proceed in stripe Pat in stocking st until work from beg measures 6½ (7-7½-8-8½)" [16.5 (18-19-20.5-21.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

Size 6/8 yrs only: Next row: (Rs). Knit, dec 4 sts evenly across. 82 sts.
Next row: Purl.

All sizes: Shape top: Keeping cont of stripe Pat, proceed as follows:
1st row: (Rs). K1. *K2tog. K16 (16-18-20-22). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 74 (74-82-90-98) sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. *K2tog. K14 (14-16-18-20). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 66 (66-74-82-90) sts.
5th row: K1. *K2tog. K12 (12-14-16-18). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 58 (58-66-74-82) sts.
7th row: K1. *K10 (10-12-14-16). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 50 (50-58-66-74) sts.
9th row: K1. *K2tog. K8 (8-10-12-14). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 42 (42-50-58-66) sts.
11th row: K1. *K2tog. K6 (6-8-10-12). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 34 (34-42-50-58) sts.
13th row: K1. *K2tog. K4 (4-6-8-10). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 26 (26-34-42-50) sts.
15th row: K1. *K2tog. K2 (2-4-6-8). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 18 (18-26-34-42) sts.

Sizes 10/12, Lady and Man only:
16th row:
Purl.
17th row: K1. *K2tog. K(2-4-6). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. (18-26-34) sts.

Sizes Lady and Man only: 18th row: Purl.
19th row: K1. *K2tog. K(2-4). ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. (18-26) sts.

Size Man only: 20th row: Purl.
21st row: K1. *K2tog. K2. ssk. Rep from * to last st. K1. 18 sts.

All sizes: Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem 18 sts. Draw up and fasten securely. sew back seam, reversing halfway through ribbing for turn-back cuff.***

Version 2 (contrast Band Version).
With A and smaller needles, cast on 82 (86-90-98-106) sts.
Rep from ** to ** as given for Version 1. Break A.

With Mc, work from *** to *** as given for Version 1, omitting all references to stripe Pat.

Optional: Pom-pom: (see diagram on page 3) Wind A around 4 fingers approx 80 times. Remove from fingers and tie tightly in center. cut through each side of loops. Trim to a smooth round shape. sew pom-pom to top of hat.

Version 3 (solid Version)
Work as given for Version 1, omitting all references to color changes.

MITTENS
Version 1
(striped Version)

RIGHT MITTEN
**With smaller needles and Mc, cast on 30 (34-38-42-50) sts.
1st row: K1. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
2nd row: P1. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last st. P1.
Rep last 2 rows of (K2. P2) ribbing for 1½ (2-2--3)" [4 (5-5-6-7.5) cm], inc 0 (0-0-2-0) sts evenly across last row and ending on a 2nd row. 30 (34-38-44-50) sts.

Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st, working 4 (5-6-6-8) rows of stripe Pat as given for hat Version 1.**

Keeping cont of stripe Pat, proceed as follows:
Shape thumb gusset: 1st row: (Rs). K16 (18-20-23-26). inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts. Knit to
end of row.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K16 (18-20-23-26). inc 1 st in next st. K2. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row.
5th row: K16 (18-20-23-26). inc 1 st in next st. K4. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row.
36 (40-44-50-56) sts.
6th row: Purl.

Sizes 6/8, 10/12, Lady and Man only:
7th row:
K(18-20-23-26). inc 1 st in next st. K6. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. (42-46-52-58) sts.
8th row: Purl.

Sizes 10/12, Lady and Man only: 9th row: K20 (23-26). inc 1 st in next st. K8. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. (48-54-60) sts.
10th row: Purl.

Sizes Lady and Man only: 11th row: K(23-26). inc 1 st in next st. K10. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. (56-62) sts.
12th row: Purl.

Size Man only: 13th row: K26. inc 1 st in next st. K12. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. 64 sts.
14th row: Purl.

All sizes: Next row: (Rs). K24 (28-32-37-42).
Turn. cast on 2 sts. slip rem sts onto st holder.
***Thumb: Next row: P10 (12-14-16-18). Turn.

Cont in stripe Pat until Thumb from cast on row measures 1 (-2--2½)" [2.5 (4-5-5.5-6) cm], ending with a purl row.
Next row: (Rs). *K2tog. Rep from * to end of row. 5 (6-7-8-9) sts.

Size Lady only: Next row: (P2tog) 4 times. 4 sts.

Size Man only: Next row: P1. (P2tog) 4 times. 5 sts.

All sizes: Break yarn, leaving a long end. Thread end through rem 5 (6-7-4-5) sts. Draw up and fasten securely. sew Thumb seam.

With Rs of work facing, join appropriate yarn to rem sts on st holder and knit to end of row.
Next row: Purl, picking up 2 sts purlwise at base of Thumb. 30 (34-38-44-50) sts.

Cont in stripe Pat until work after ribbing measures 3½ (-5½-6-6½)" [9 (11.5-14-15-16.5) cm], ending with a purl row.

Shape top: 1st row: (Rs). K1. [K1. ssk. K8 (10-12-15-18). K2tog. K1] twice. K1. 26 (30-34-40-46) sts.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K1. [K1. ssk. K6 (8-10-13-16). K2tog. K1] twice. K1. 22 (26-30-36-42) sts.
5th row: K1. [K1. ssk. K4 (6-8-11-14). K2tog. K1] twice. K1. 18 (22-26-32-38) sts.
7th row: K1. [K1. ssk. K2 (4-6-9-12). K2tog. K1] twice. K1. 14 (18-22-28-34) sts.

Sizes 6/8, 10/12, Lady and Man only: 8th row: Purl.
9th row: K1. [K1. ssk. K(2-4-7-10). K2tog. K1] twice. K1. (14-18-24-30) sts.

Sizes 10/12, Lady and Man only:
10th row:
Purl.
11th row: K1. [K1. ssk. K(2-5-8). K2tog. K1] twice. K1. (14-20-26) sts.

Sizes Lady and Man only: 12th row: Purl.
13th row: K1. [K1. ssk. K(3-6). K2tog. K1] twice. K1. (16-22) sts.

All sizes: Graft 2 sets of 7 (7-7-8-11) sts tog. Sew side seam.***

LEFT MITTEN
Work from ** to ** as given for Right Mitten.

Shape thumb gusset: Keeping cont of stripe Pat, proceed as follows:
1st row: K12 (14-16-19-22). inc 1 st in each of next 2 sts. Knit to end of row.
2nd and alt rows: Purl.
3rd row: K12 (14-16-19-22). inc 1 st in next st. K2. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row.
5th row: K12 (14-16-19-22). inc 1 st in next st. K4. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. 36 (40-44-50-56) sts.
6th row: Purl.

Sizes 6/8, 10/12, Lady and Man only:
7th row:
K(14-16-19-22). inc 1 st in next st. K6. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. (42-46-52-58) sts.
8th row: Purl.

Sizes 10/12, Lady and Man only: 9th row: K(16-19-22). inc 1 st in next st. K8. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. (48-54-60) sts.
10th row: Purl.

Sizes Lady and Man only: 11th row: K(19-22). inc 1 st in next st. K10. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. (56-62) sts.
12th row: Purl.

Size Man only: 13th row: K22. inc 1 st in next st. K12. inc 1 st in next st. Knit to end of row. 64 sts.
14th row: Purl.

All sizes: Next row: (Rs). K20 (24-28-33-38). Turn. cast on 2 sts. Leave rem sts on a st holder. Work from *** to *** as given for Right Mitten.

Version 2 (contrast Band Version).
Right and Left Mittens
With A work from ** to ** as given for Right Mitten of Version 1.
change to Mc, larger needles and work remainder of Mittens as given for Version 1 Right or Left Mittens, omitting all references to stripe Pat.

Version 3 (solid Version).
Work as for Version 1, omitting all references to color changes.