Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit in Classic Elite’s Fresco

Sun motifs adorn the "Sierra Sun" hat and mitten set
featuring Classic Elite's Fresco ... Kits now 30% Off!

Wonderfully warm and supple, the Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens have a classic southwestern style. Three colors make this set super cute, but only two colors are knit at one time ... making it a fun and easy colorwork project. Knit a set for yourself or some one you love ... they would make an amazing gift!

Get the pattern and all the yarn you need for both the hat and mitts
in our Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit!

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Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit

by Amy Loberg

The Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens feature easy colorwork that is perfect for those new to the technique, while still being fun for the more experienced colorwork knitter. The classic southwestern sun motifs are accented with nifty picot edges.

We love the Ozone, Tomato and Brown combination ... but we've also put together 7 other amazing colorways ... see them below.  Easy and fun knitting you will will treasure for years to come!

MITTENS

Finished Sizes

7" (7.5", 8") approximate circumference

Yardage

140 yards MC, 80 yards CC1 and 30 yards CC2

Materials

1 x Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit
Shown in Ozone

Note: You can make both the Hat and Mittens with 1 Kit

Needles

double point needles or 2 x circular needles to obtain gauge and sizes below ...

Small        Cuff: US 1 [2.50mm]   Body: US 2 [2.75mm]

Medium    Cuff: US 2.5 [3.0mm]  Body: US 3 [3.25mm]

Large        Cuff: US 3 [3.25mm]   Body: US 4 [3.50mm]

Yarn Gauge

26 sts = 4" in Stockinette on US 5

Pattern Gauge in Stranded Colorwork

32 sts = 4” on US 2 [2.75mm]

30 sts = 4” on US 3 [3.25mm]

28 sts = 4” on US 4 [3.50mm]

Notions

Waste yarn

Skill Level

Intermediate

HAT

Finished Sizes

21" (22") approximate circumference

Yardage

120 yards MC, 80 yards CC1 and 30 yards CC2

Materials

1 x Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit
Shown in Ozone

Note: You can make both the Hat and Mittens with 1 Kit

Needles

Small
16" US 2 [2.75mm] and 16" US 3 [3.25mm] circulars
and US 3 [3.25mm] double point needles

Large
16" US 3 [3.25mm] and 16" US 4 [3.50mm] circulars 
and US 4 [3.50mm] double point needles

Yarn Gauge

26 sts = 4" in Stockinette on US 5

Pattern Gauge in Stranded Colorwork

30 sts = 4” on US 3 [3.25mm]

28 sts = 4” on US 4 [3.50mm]

Notions

Skill Level

Stitch Marker

Intermediate

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit  |   Classic Elite Yarns Fresco   |   Shown in Ozone

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit

KIT YARN

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit ... 30% Off!

Each kit comes with 4 skeins Classic Elite's "Fresco", 2 skeins of the Main Color and 1 skein each of 2 contrasting colors. Choose from 8 great color combos ... there is something for everyone!

Fresco is a super soft blend of wool, baby alpaca, and angora that has great stitch definition as well, making it fantastic for lace, color work, or good old stockinette stitch projects!

Fiber Content

60% Wool / 30% Baby Alpaca / 10% Angora

Yardage / Weight

164 yds in 50g

Gauge

26 sts over 4" on US 5 [3.75mm]

Care Instructions

Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat

Sierra Sun Hat and Mittens Kit

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