Meridian Hat and Mittens
An intermediate hat and mitten set for both men and women. The easy chevron stitch pattern, combined with stripes and in-pattern crown shaping, makes for a fun hat project. The mittens are identical except for the placement of the thumb.
Designer Lisa Myers
Finished Size Hat: 20" head circumference. Mittens: 8" hand circumference and 10" long.
Yarn Manos del Uruguay Rittenhouse Merino 5-Ply (100% merino; 220 yd [200 m]/100 g): #514 natural (MC) and #531 nickel (CC), 1 skein each. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
• Marker (m);
• waste yarn;
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 24 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in striped zigzag patt.