Fezzes are cool by Nyss Parkes

Fezzes are cool

June 2011
11 stitches and 15 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
80 - 130 yards (73 - 119 m)
Small (8cm/3.25in), Medium (9.5cm/3.75in), Large (13cm/5.25in)
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“It’s a fez, I wear a fez now… Fezzes are cool”
(The Big Bang, Doctor Who, 2010)

Flip top mitts featuring Matt Smith’s bowtie and favourite fez. This pattern idea to me in a flash and I laughed out loud - I hope you do too! Mitts flip towards front of hand & fasten with buttons so as not to obscure bowtie ^_^

3.5mm circular (or dpns) + spare needle/waste yarn
2 stitch markers
2 buttons

Skills required
Being comfortable working on circular needle (or dpns)
inc – knit into front and back of stitch
ssk – slip, slip, knit
k2tog – knit two sts together

Ideas for modifications
Sew on red lines for suspenders or add a tassel to the top of the fez.

Make a longer thumb by slipping the 10 12, 14 thumb sts on to waste yarn, casting on a couple of extra sts, and knitting some more thumb rows before casting off.

Change the mitts to flip the other way if desired.

23june version had a miscount in the final count for left thumb sts med & large sizes, this has been fixed and the thumb cast off reworded in the 29june version.