Saturday, 31 October 2015

SKYE - Child Hat & Mittens

This simple hat and mittens set is made in Aran weight yarn.
It is easy and quick to knit, and perfect for the chillier days ahead!
 

SKYE Hat & Mittens

SKYE Hat & Mittens          3 - 6 years
 
 
 
Child’s Hat 3 - 6 years
 
Aran weight yarn
5.5mm needles
 
Tension:
 
4sts = 1” over the ribbing pattern, when stretched as worn
 
 
Size:
 
Width:  14 - 15” when stretched as worn
 
Height:  7”
Cast on 61sts

Choose either a single rib or a double rib ~
For a single rib ( 1 x 1)


1st Row:          S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:         S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

For a double rib ( 2 x 2)

1st Row:          S1, k2, * p2, k2, repeat from *to last 2sts, p1, k1
2nd Row:        S1, k1, p2, * k2, p2, repeat from * to last st, k1
 
Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more
11th Row:       S1, knit to end
12th Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2rows until 5½” from the cast on
 
It is easy to adjust the hat height here ~ by increasing or decreasing the number of rows.
If you want a turn up brim – add 2” to the length here.
 
To shape the crown:
Row 1:          S1, k2, * k2tog, k2, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2tog              
Row 2:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:          S1, knit to end
Row 4:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:          S1, * k2tog, k1, repeat from * to end               
Row 6:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:          K2tog all across row to last st, k1                                         
Row 8:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:          K2tog all across row 
                                                   
Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure.
Sew up side seam and weave in ends.
 
 
 


Child’s Mittens     3 - 6 years

 
Requirements:
Aran weight yarn  (10ply)
5.5mm needles
 
 Size:
Length:  6 1/2 "  (16.5 cm)
Width:    6 1/2 "  (16.5cm)  all around
 
Pattern:            
Make two mittens
 
CUFF
Cast on 23sts
1st Row:            S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
2nd Row:            S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end
 
Repeat last 2 rows 4 times more
 
HAND
1st Row:            Knit                 
2nd Row:            Purl - inc in the first and last stitches                              (25sts)
3rd Row:            K11, inc in next 2 sts, k12                                              (27sts)                         
4th Row:            and all following even rows – Purl                                             
6th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k12                        (29sts)
7th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k12                        (31sts)
9th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k12                        (33sts)
11th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k12                        (35sts)
12th Row:           P23, turn
 
 
THUMB
K11, turn
Working on these centre 11sts only work a further 5 rows
K2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k3tog
Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 5sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.
 
 
TOP
With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 12sts left on the needle, purl 12
Continue on 24sts, - work 8 rows
 
SHAPE TOP
1st Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k1
2nd Row: and all following even rows – Purl
3rd Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, k1
5th Row:  S1, knit to end
6th Row: Cast off purlwise
Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.

 
 
 
 
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1 comment :

  1. Thank you for this Marianna I love working with Aran it's so quick and ideal for older children. :) xx

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