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Crimp Hat & Crimpy Mitts | The Knitting Vortex

Crimp

Crimp is a hat with built-in slouch created by tuck stitches, and includes both a photo and video tutorial for this fun technique. Alternating sections of ribbing and stockinette add interest to the crown, making Crimp a unique hat and a perfect companion to the Crimpy Mitts.

Techniques & Skills Used: Cable CO, knit/purl, tuck stitch, decreasing; both a photo and video tutorial are provided for the tuck stitch.
Size: S (M); 18 (20)” unstretched, to fit 20 (22)” head circumference.
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% superwash merino wool, 210 yards/100g), 1 skein. Size M shown in Cumparsita. 2 skeins are needed to make both the hat and mitts.
Other Materials: US 7 (4.5mm) dpns or 32” circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; Spare US 7 dpn for tucks; Stitch markers (8); Yarn needle.
Gauge: 20 st and 28 rows/4” in stockinete stitch, after gentle blocking.

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Crimpy Mitts

The Crimpy Mitts are long armwarmers with fun textural tucks at the wrist, which create a built-in slouchy look. Ribbing detail on the thumb matches the extra long cuffs, which add texture and warmth and are perfect to wear with three-quarter length sleeves. These mitts are companions to the Crimp hat.

Techniques & Skills Used: Cable CO, knit/purl, tuck stitch, increasing/decreasing; both a photo and video tutorial are provided for the tuck stitch.
Size: S (M, L): 6.5 (7.25, 8)” palm circumference, 4 (4.5, 5)” length from wrist. Cuff length is approximately 9.5”.
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% superwash merino wool, 210 yards/100g), 1 skein. Size M shown in Cumparsita. 2 skeins are needed to make both the hat and mitts.
Other Materials: US 7 (4.5mm) dpns or 32” circular needle if using Magic Loop, or size to match gauge; Spare US 7 dpn for tucks; Stitch markers (3); Yarn needle.
Gauge: 20 st and 28 rows/4” in stockinete stitch, after gentle blocking.

See it on Ravelry, to read more or purchase the pattern.  

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  One Response to “Crimp Hat & Crimpy Mitts”

  1. how many stitches do I cast on for your crimp hat ? It just says to cast on ,on the pattern. i’m a beginner and not sure.