It’s a two-for! Blackwood, a hat and mitten set by Alica Plummer, features a delicate motif in lighter-than-air Weld in two color versions. Whether you prefer the darker or the lighter option, this hat and mitten set will keep you toasty all winter long.
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Type: Printed Pattern (8.5" x 5.5" booklet)
Designer: Alicia Plummer
Skill Level: 3 out of 5
Yarn: Hudson + West Co. Weld (70% US Merino / 30% US Corriedale; 200 yds [183 m]; 1.76 oz. [50g]): For Hat and Mitten set: Version 1: MC raven (black), 2 [2, 3] skeins, CC1 gold leaf (green-yellow), 1 [1, 1] skein, CC2 fawn (natural beige), 1 [1, 1] skein. Version 2: MC fawn (natural beige), 2 [2, 3] skeins, CC1 lake (medium blue), 1 [1, 1] skein, CC2 char- coal (natural black), 1 [1, 1] skein.
Hat: Adult S (M, L): 19 (20, 22)” [48 (51, 55) cm]. Intended ease: 1-2” [2.5-5 cm]. Raven (Version 1) sample shown in size S; Fawn (Version 2) sample shown in size M.
Mittens: Adult S (L): 8 (9.5)” [20 (24) cm] hand circumference. Raven + fawn samples shown in Size S.
Size A (body): US 3 [3.25 mm]: 16” [41 cm] circ, and your preferred needle for small-circumference circular knitting
Size B (ribbing): US 1 [2.25 mm]: 16” [41 cm] circ, and your preferred needle for small-circumference circular knitting
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
4 Stitch markers (m); tapestry needle; waste yarn.
26 sts and 40 rnds = 4” [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch on Size A needles.
Circular knitting; stranded knitting; German Twisted Cast On; decreasing; picking up stitches.
About the Designer
Alicia Plummer (she/her) is a late thirtysomething knitwear designer who lives in Western Maine, half-way between the White Mountains and the Ocean. She writes knitting patterns because she likes storytelling with her hands. She has two wonderful girls and spends her time outdoors, kayaking, hiking, wandering trails and drinking in sunsets. She believes that an hour a day of the forest is just enough to sustain happiness. She believes in grace, Jesus, and loving everyone as they are. Each pattern is designed around a memory or a feel- ing, and it’s also a canvas for you to make your own. They’re patterns to live life in. Find her on instagram @aliciaplums and on Ravelry.