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Boreal Hat & Mittens

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Designer: Meghan Jones
Pattern Type: Knit
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Sizes Included: XS - 14" circumference, S - 16" circumference, M - 18" circumference, L - 20" circumference, XL - 22" circumference
Yarn Lines: Swish Worsted Yarn
Yardage: 220
Needles/Hooks Suggested: Size 8 (5.0mm): 24" circular, Size 8 (5.0mm): DPNs
Fiber Type: Wool & Blends
Weight: Worsted/Hvy Worsted

Boreal was designed as the quintessential cabled hat for baby to adult. The Earflaps are shaped with short-rows and have a small cable running the length to the chin. The ultra plush fabric is created with a plethora of cables that twist together, apart and back together creating a fluid design that encapsulates the head in warmth. Boreal means cold and is intended for the nippy winds of fall, the brisk chill of the first snow and the steely cold of January. The sheer quantity of cables create an incredibly stretchy hat that will fit the small wearer for many seasons and is forgiving in sizing for larger heads.


Shown in size M-red, L-purple, XL is an adult size.

FINISHED GARMENT CIRCUMFERENCE: 14[16,18,20,22] inches to fit heads 16[18,20,22,24] inches around

SIZES: XS[CS, CM, CL, CXL, AS, AM, AL, AXL]:  XS is an infant size without a thumb, CS, CM, CL, and CXL are children?s sizes 2T, 4T, 6 and 8. AS, AM, AL, AXL are adult small, medium, large, and extra large.  

Shown in size CS-Red, CM-Purple


Length from wrist to tip, not including cuff:  3.5[4,4.5,5,5.5,6.5,7,7.5,8] inches

Hand circumference: 3.8[4.5,5,5.5,6,6.5,7,7.5,8] inches


Red version of the hat is knit in a color no longer available. We recommend Swish Worsted Hollyberry as a substitute.

Boreal Hat & Mittens Pattern (Paid Download)
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Mixed Nuts: The Best of the Worsted eBook (eBook, Paid Download)
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3 out of 5 stars

The set up round section of this hat is very confusing. It says to join stitches for knitting in the round, but the instructions don't seem to add up to the right number of stitches. This part of pattern isn't clear to me at all. The pattern so far has been pretty easy to understand and very quick to complete. Frustrating.