Newnham Hat and Mittens
With simple striking colour work and mitts to match, the Newnham Hat and Mittens are sure to please.
To fit head circumference: 48 (53, 58)cm/19 (21, 23)in
To fit hand circumference: 18 (19, 20)cm/7 (7.5, 8)in
1x (1, 1) 50g ball Blacker Pure Shetland (4ply, 100% Shetland wool, 175 metres or 190 yards/50g) in Very Dark - Col A
1x (1, 1) 50g Blacker Pure Shetland (4ply, 100% Shetland wool, 175 metres or 190 yards/50g) in Fawn – Col B
3.5mm (US E) hook.
20 sts and 18 rows in double crochet (US single crochet) in the back loop only to 10 cm/4 in using 3mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension)
Basic crochet stitches, working in the back loop only, decreasing, working from a colour work chart, changing colour, working with two colours.
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Worked from the brim up, first in zig zag ribbing in
rows, then joined in the round to work the colour charts. Decreases are worked at the crown in single colour
This pattern is charted and written using standard UK crochet terminology (with US conversions given in the abbreviations)
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