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Uchiwa

Marnie MacLean Designs
Knitting
June 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
34 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in stranded colorwork
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 2 - 2.75 mm
400 yards (366 m)
This pattern is available for $6.00 USD
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Sizes
Mittens
Circumference: 8” / 20 cm
Length from cuff: 7 (7.5)” / (18) 19 cm

Hat
Circumference: 20” / 51 cm
Height: 8” / 20 cm
To be worn with with up to 2” / 5 cm of negative ease

Supplies

MC: 1 skein of String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn, Caper Sock (80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon) – 400 yd / 366 m per 4 oz / 113 g in Black Tulip.

CC: 1 skein of String Theory Hand Dyed Yarn, Caper Sock (80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon) – 400 yd / 366 m per 4 oz / 113 g in Pewter.

One skein of each color will make a pair of mittens and the hat, with plenty of yarn to spare

  • US 3 / 3.25 mm needles for small circumference knitting+
  • US 2 / 2.75 mm needles for small circumference knitting
  • Stitch markers
  • Waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle

+Or size to obtain gauge

Gauge
34 sts x 36 rows = 4” / 10 cm in colorwork motif on larger needles. Wash and lay flat to dry before checking gauge

What you get

You are purchasing a PDF download. You will need a free copy of Adobe Acrobat to open and print the file. I accept Pay Pal payments only. This pattern is 5 pages plus a cover and is provided in color that should print well in black and white.

Required Skills

Knitting
Purling
Stranded colorwork
Increasing
Decreasing
Working in the round
Working from a chart
Casting on
Binding off
Grafting or 3-needle bind off

Resources and Thanks

Tech Editing by Alison Green Will

If you like this pattern, you should check out Heatherly Walker’s NotSo Nouveau socks. By total coincidence we came up with the same stitch pattern on our own and different applications of it.