This beautiful hat and mitten combo has been designed for us by Fiona Ellis and is named in honour of Geneva Misener (1878–1961). Beautiful cables on a reverse stockinette background ornament these warm accessories. To see the sizes available and learn more about this pattern, please click Here.
One boredom buster kit makes both the hat and mitts in any of the available sizes. You can order your kit with RCY Epic or with RCY Epic & Kid Silk Haze. Add 2 balls of Rowan Kidsilk Haze and strand it with RCY Epic to provide extra warmth and a halo for your Geneva hat and mitten set.
Your Kit includes:
- Two balls of RCY Epic in colours listed for $34; or Optional: add on two balls of Rowan Kidsilk Haze in coordinating colours. Retail price for the kit including Kidsilk Haze is $82, you get it $10 off - at a special price of $72;
- A printed copy of the Geneva Hat and Mitts pattern, designed exclusively for RCY by Fiona Ellis;
- A small treat to enjoy while making your project.
- Knitting needles for hat: 4mm 40cm (US 6 16") circular, 4.5mm 40cm (US 7 16") circular, 4.5mm (US 7) needles for small circumference in the round (DPNs, 1 long circular or 2 short circulars)
- Knitting needles for mittens: 3.5mm (US 4) needles for small circumference in the round (DPNs, 1 long circular or 2 short circulars), 4mm (US 6) needles for small circumference in the round (DPNs, 1 long circular or 2 short circulars)
- Stitch markers, a Cable needle and Tapestry needle
- Waste yarn or small stitch holder (for holding thumb stitches)
Here's what's in a ball of RCY Epic:
Ball Weight: 100 g / 3.5 oz
Ball Length: 194 m / 212 yds
Knitting Gauge: 18 - 20 sts = 10cm / 4"
Needle Size: 4.5mm (US 7)
Yarn Fibre: 100% Peruvian Highland Wool
Here's what's in a ball of Rowan Kidsilk Haze:
Ball Weight: 25 g / 0.88 oz
Ball Length: 210 m / 229 yds
Knitting Gauge: 18 - 25 sts = 10cm / 4"
Needle Size: 3.25 - 5 mm (US 3 - 8)
Yarn Fibre: 70% mohair, 30% silk
Care Instructions: Hand wash in warm water. Lay flat to dry.
List of coordinating RCY Epic and Rowan Kidsilk Haze colours:
RCY Epic 150 Camel is paired with Rowan Kidsilk Haze 686 Lustre;
RCY Epic 630 Grasslands is paired Rowan Kidsilk Haze 612 White;
RCY Epic 100 Ivory is paired with Rowan Kidsilk Haze 634 Cream;
RCY Epic 410 Morning Sky is paired with Rowan Kidsilk Haze 642 Ghost;
RCY Epic 900 Silver is paired with Rowan Kidsilk Haze 639 Anthracite.
Note about yarns from our website: Photographs aren't perfect; they don't capture the texture and feel of the yarn. Colours viewed on different monitors may have shade and tone differences from the actual product. If you would like assistance with selecting a colour or an opinion/advice on finding a good yarn for your project, please feel free to give us a call.