Curiosity

yes, those are cats on my mitts cats in the hat

$6.00

Cat got your knitting? This sweet mitt and hat set makes a fun colorwork project and is a great gift for lovers of cats and kittens. Both the hat and mitts are worked in the round, keeping finishing to a minimum.
 
Skills required beyond basic knit and purl include ability to knit in the round and ability to read a colorwork chart.
 
Sizing
For mitts, sizes are child (adult). Finished circumference around palm is approximately 6 (7.75)”. For hat, sizes are child (adult medium, adult large). Finished circumference is approximately 17 (20.5, 22)”.

 

Gauge: 34 sts x 36 rows = 4” in stst on US size 2 (2.75mm) set of 4 double pointed needles (DPNs), or size required to obtain gauge.

Note that stranded colorwork tends to pull your knitting in, so it is suggested you go up a needle size for stranded rows. I.e., if you get gauge in plain stst using size 2 (2.75 mm) needles, use a size 3(3.25 mm) needle for the stranded rows.

 

Materials

 

Mitts and hat pictured use a fingering weight 100% wool yarn, 230 yards/50g.
For mitts: 75 (125) yards in main color (MC), 50 (65) yards in contrast color (CC)
For hat: 100 (125, 150) yards in MC, 40 (50, 60) yards in CC
Size 1 US (2.25 mm) double pointed needles
Size 2 US (2.75 mm) double pointed needles
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) double pointed needles
yarn needle ~12” scrap yarn for thumb gussets

 

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