A hat and mitten set full of berries knitted in the round from the top down and finished with a sideways cabled brim.
Frostberry bushes grow low to the ground in tundra landscapes. The small blue frostberries can be harvested in late summer and have a sharp and slightly sweet taste. They can be used to make preserves and desserts, or a sauce for game.
To fit head circumference S (M, L): 44 (55, 66) cm / 17.25 (21.75, 26) in
Hat depth: 18.5 (21, 23.5) cm / 7.25 (8.25, 9.25) in
Mitten palm circumference: 17 (20.5, 22) cm / 6.75 (8, 8.75) in
Mitten length (wrist crease to tip of middle finger): 19.5 (23, 24) cm / 7.75 (9, 9.5) in
DK weight yarn shown in:
Shilasdair Luxury DK with Camel (40% wool, 40% angora, 10% camel, 10% cashmere, 302 m / 330 yds in 100g) in colour way Atlantic Spray
Hat: 120 (160, 220) m / 130 (180, 240) yds
Mittens: 120 (160, 180) m / 130 (180, 200) yds
Needles & Notions:
3.75mm (US 5) needles for small diameter circular knitting and a spare 3.75mm (US 5) DPN
4 stitch markers
3.5mm (US E/4) crochet hook (for Provisional cast-on)
Pompom (if desired)
25 sts x 31 rows in 10 cm x 10 cm (4 in x 4 in) measured over stocking stitch
Knit and purl stitches
Casting on and off
Increases and decreases
Knitting in the round
Following cable chart or written instructions
Originally published September 2017.
Current version: Frostberry_v1.0.pdf
PDF file size: 3.3MB
Blog post with more information can be found here
Technical Editor: Gwen Wagner-Adair
Model: Ellen-Scarlett Ryan
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