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Reflective Hat and Wristers Pattern

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Designed exclusively for Kreinik by Diane Zangl using Kreinik Reflective Yarn

Wristers and a classic watch style hat make up this set that makes a wonderful gift. Worked circular, the hat uses Stockinette stitch throughout, which causes the lower edge to roll organically. The fingerless mitts are worked as flat pieces from side to side. An opening is left for the thumb when the seam is sewn. Garter stitch along both edges forms the cuff ribbing. Reflective yarn is held together with the main yarn for the hat brim area, and as vertical stripes in the mitts. 

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

Size: Adult S/M (M/L) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to both sizes.



Circumference: 19 (20¾)”

Height: 9 (9½)”


Around Hand: 7½ (8½)”

Length: 7½ (8½)”

Materials needed:

  • Kreinik Reflective Yarn, 53% glass beads/22% polyester/12% phenolic resin/13% adhesive: (1) 25-yd spool
  • Brown Sheep Lana Bouclé, 97% wool/3% nylon (50g/180 yds per ball): 2 balls #202 Restless Sea (MC)
  • Size 6 (4mm) double-pointed (dpn), 16” and 24” circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge 
  • Stitch markers


17 sts x 23 rnds = 4” in St st

To save time, take time to check gauge.


• Two strands of Reflective yarn are held together with MC in areas indicated. 

• Reflective yarn is most effective when it is toward the outside of stitch. 

• Slip first st of mitts purlwise.


With MC and shorter circular needles, cast on 80 (88) sts. Join without twisting, placing marker between first and last st. 

Work even in St st until hat measures 1½” without unrolling lower brim. 

Join 2 strands of Reflective yarn and knit 4 rnds. 

Cut Reflective and work in St st until hat meas-ures 8 (8½)” without unrolling brim.

Join 2 strands of Reflective yarn and change to dpn.

Shape top

Dec rnd: K2 tog around – 40 (44) sts.

Knit 2 rnds. Rep Dec rnd – 20 (22) sts.

Knit 1 rnd. Rep Dec rnd – 10 (11) rnds.

Size S/M only: K2tog around – 5 sts.

Size M/L only: [K2tog] 5 times, k1 – 6 sts. 

Cut yarn and draw through remaining sts twice. 

Pull yarn through to inside and weave in end. 


Left Mitt

With longer circular needle and MC, cast on 30 (34) sts, leaving a 12” ‘tail’ for sewing.

Row 1 (WS): Sl 1, k10 (cuff), place marker, p14 (18), place marker, k5 (top). 

Row 2: Sl 1, knit to end of row. 

Rep Rows 1-2 for a total of 7 (9) rows.

Next row (RS): Sl 1, k4, join 2 strands of Reflective and knit 14 (18) sts, drop Reflective and knit to end of row. 

Work 4 more rows in established pat, carrying Reflective along with MC in St st area between markers only.

Cut Reflective, and work even in established pat until mitt measures 7½ (8½)” from beg, ending with a RS row. 

Cut yarn, leaving a 12” end for sewing.

Right Mitt

With longer circular needle and MC, cast on 30 (34) sts, leaving a 12” ‘tail’ for sewing.

Row 2 (WS): Sl 1, k4, (top) place marker, p14 (18), place marker, k11 (cuff).

Row 2: Sl 1, knit to end of row. 

Work as for Left Mitt, joining 2 strands of Reflective after 7 (9) rows have been completed, and working 5 rows in center area between markers. Complete as for Left Mitt. 


Place marker in top st of cuff, skip 8 sts, place second marker in next st. Sew cuff from lower edge to first marker. 

Leaving marked area unsewn for thumb, sew remainder of seam from top edge to second marker. 

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