A set for all seasons: tailgating in the fall in your team colors, attending a yarn festival in October, sledding down a toboggan hill with six of your closest friends, or cuddling by the fire after skiing on the mountain (. . . and possibly shoveling out your car at the Sun Valley Fibers January Thaw knitting retreat in January in Mount Horeb, WI!) The corrugated ribbing and Latvian braids make this set extremely fun to knit and will suit any member of the family. The broken stockinette stitch keeps it interesting to knit and adds great texture. Pair this hat with either the mitts or the cowl for a great set or knit all three for the win.
Baby (Child-Small/Medium, Child-Large, Adult-Small/ Medium, Adult-Large)
FINISHED SIZES: 15 (16, 18, 20, 22)” (38 (40.5, 46, 51, 56) cm) with 2″ of negative ease; choose one size smaller than actual head circumference.
YARN: Worsted-weight (approximately 210 yds per 100g): less than 100 yds each of two or three colors. Amounts required vary with the options the knitter chooses. See the sample notes for examples of yarn usage.
Sample (Child-Large) was knit with Malabrigo Rios (100% SW wool, 210 yds/192 m in 100 g) in Colors: 033 Cereza (45 yds or 20 g), 035 Frank Ochre (45 yds or 20 g), and 052 Paris Night (45 yds or 20 g).
COWL SIZES: Adult-Medium (Adult-Large)
FINISHED SIZES: LENGTH: 26-28 (42-44)” [66-71 (107-111) cm]
HEIGHT: 15-17″ (38-43 cm)
MITT SIZES: Adult-Small (Adult-Medium, Adult-Large)
FINISHED SIZES: Circumference around palm: 6 (7, 8)” (15 (17.5-20) cm)
SUGGESTED YARN SUBSTITUTIONS:
• Leading Men Fibers Arts Dramaturg (100% merino, 218 yds/200 m in 100 g)
• Berroco Vintage (52% acrylic, 42% wool, 8% nylon, 217 yds/198 m in 100g)
• Patons Classic Merino Wool (100% wool, 223 yds/204m in 100g)
GAUGE: 18 sts x 24 rows over 4″/10 cm (4.5 sts and 6 rows per 1″/2.5) cm in Broken Stockinette Stitch pattern
NEEDLES: US size 8 (5.0 mm) 16-inch (40 cm) circular needle
US size 8 (5.0 mm) double-pointed needles
NOTIONS: Stitch marker, tapestry needle.
SKILLS USED: 2 color cast-on, corrugated ribbing,
Latvian braids, striping.
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