Wavebreaker Hat and Mitts
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The Wave Breaker Hat & Mitts embody that moment when ripples swirl and the water calms. The motif takes inspiration from the Ngāru (wave) motif in traditional Māori designs. Within this design, the swirls reproduce the ripples caused by the canoe as it travels through the water.
These quick knits come together using three colors of sport-weight wool. Solid colors work best for this exercise in stranded knitting.
In this chaotic time, the Wave Breaker hat and mitts cuddle you into that peaceful space where the only waves are gentle ripples across the calm surface of the water. Select the colors of your ripples, download the pattern, and enjoy a peaceful afternoon of knitting.
This pattern was made in collaboration with Madelinetosh Yarns, as part of their Winter Holiday Collection. You can get the yarns for the pattern on their website, here.
Hat: 20” head circumference, 9” high
Mitts: 7” wrist circumference
Madelinetosh Pashmina (75% superwash me- rino. 15% silk, 10% cashmere; 360 yds per skein).
1 skein each of Silver Fox (CC1), Elizabeth Taylor (CC2), and Onyx (CC3)
Stitch markers, tapestry needle
US Size 4 (3.75 mm) needles, DPNs or longer circulars for magic loop, or size needed to obtain gauge
US Size 2 (2.75 mm) needles or two sizes smaller than gauge needles
29 sts x 40 rnds = 4” in Pattern Stitch with larger needles