Pocket Muff

April 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
cover pattern on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
878 yards (803 m)
17" circumference and 11½" wide
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The Pocket Muff, like its Victorian precursors, marries style and function. The pale gray cover features elegant cables; the lining, in dramatic burgundy, contains a sizable buttoned pocket for wallet, keys, or cell phone. It’s like a purse that warms your hands.

Finished Size 17” circumference and 11½“ wide.

Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 (100% Peruvian highland wool; 220 yd [201 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #8509 grey (MC), 2 skeins.
Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted (70% merino wool, 30% silk; 219 yd [199 m]/3½ oz [100 g): #158 burgundy (CC), 2 skeins.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): straight. Size 6 (4 mm): set of doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle; marker (m); one ½“ button; 17½” by 10” piece of batting.

Gauge 36 sts (2 patt rep) = 4½“ and 30 rows = 4” in cover patt on larger needles.

This muff is worked back and forth in separate pieces and seamed.

Lining is worked in contrasting color. Edging is worked in MC in rounds.