Luckenbach Two-Step Hat & Mitts
Designer: Elizabeth Green-Musselman
Hat: 19½ (21½)” circumference unstretched and 11” from brim to top, to fit 21-23” (23-25”) head.
Mitts: 7 (8)” circumference and 8¼” long
MadelineTosh Merino Light (100% merino, fingering weight, 420 yds), 1 skein each in:
Brown version: Moccasin (MC) and Dusk (CC)
Green version: Lettuce Leaf (MC) and Filigree (CC)
Hat uses about 160 (180) yds of each color, or 320 (360) yds altogether.
Mitts use about 175 (200) yds of MC and 45 (50) yds of CC.
29 sts = 4” = 52 rows in garter stripe pattern
needles & hook
US 2 (2.75mm) circular needle, at least 40” long
US 2 (2.75mm) double-pointed needles (not needed if using magic loop technique to work thumb)
Size C (2.75mm) crochet hook
Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain gauge
tapestry needle, decorative barette (optional)
After 12 years of teaching history at Southwestern University, Elizabeth Green Musselman is changing careers to focus full time on knitting and yarn. She has previous designs with HCW in Prairie Bliss with the Blue Sage Shrug and the Shelter collection with Modern Tartan. Look for Elizabeth on Ravelry as ElizabethGM.