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Sea Pink Hat & Mittens kit

Knitting Patterns

Our range of knitting patterns are being developed in collaboration with leading knitwear designers. They are unique to The Birlinn Yarn Company and draw their creative inspiration from the culture, ecology and aesthetics of the Outer Hebrides. 

Sea Pink Hat & Mittens kit

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Sea Pink Hat & Mittens kit

from 4.50

Designed by Anna Elliot for Birlinn Yarn.

Mìlsean-mara - Sea pink grows on our rocky Hebridean shores and salt marsh in-lets flowering between April and July. In spite of its small and delicate appearance it is incredibly hardy. Deluged every full moon by our spring tides and at times summer gales, its little heads remain defiant and resplendent giving us carpets of glorious sea pink.

Thus our Nordic style hat and mittens pattern is delicate yet strong like the flower. The neat fitting hat will take you hiking to the top of the mountain and the mittens will keep your fingers cosy on any blustery beach walk.

The pattern set is designed for the intermediate knitter, with the following skills required: casting on and knitting in the round (including on small circumferences), working stranded colourwork from a chart (including catching floats on wrong side of work), increases and decreases (including working k2tog decreases).

Sea Pink Hat & Mittens - option - 'Peaty Brown Yarn Kit & Pattern' (£37.50) includes - 100g Storm Grey 4 Ply yarn, 50g Sea Pink 4 Ply yarn, 50g Peaty Brown 4 Ply yarn and a Printed Pattern. 

Sea Pink Hat & Mittens - option - 'Speckled Hen Yarn Kit & Pattern' (£37.50) includes - 100g Storm Grey 4 Ply yarn, 50g Sea Pink 4 Ply yarn, 50g Speckled Hen 4 Ply yarn and a Printed Pattern. 

Alternatively, order the PDF pattern (£4.50) then choose equivalent yarn amounts from our Natural and Hebridean colour range. 

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