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Inspired by flocked wallpaper and ornate fabrics, these mittens have large areas of color, so are suited to both bold and subtle color combinations. Optional Swiss darned accents add a fanciful touch. The single-color braid adds texture without detracting from the bold patterning. The picot hem
Turn 4 oz. of your favorite spinning fiber into these simple yet effective mittens. Knit-to-fit from the top down in a range of yarn weights, the size is completely up to you. Don’t forget that some fibers wear better than others. If you’re working with a finer fiber, knitting at a tighter gauge will help your mittens last.
Inspired by a Quaker child’s cross stitch sampler from the late 1700s, these mittens are particularly suited to rustic, tweed, and mottled yarns that lend a sense of age to the finished product. The design is sparse and simple yet delicate and whimsical. The 2–strand braid adds texture while keeping the design spare. A picot hem is a dainty touc...
EDIT: There are two random stitches in the forehead of the skull that should be knit stitches, but don’t have a symbol in the chart. I have no idea how I managed to miss that for all this time. Until i get it sorted, please note that the chart has these errors. Thank you!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Adrian says: “The man in the photo, Mr. HelloYarn, has a 23” head, measured where the base of the hat sits. This allows 2” of negative ease for the hat, so that it doesn’t stretch out and get too loose after a bit of wear. I have, however, been very sure when knitting to leave nice, long floats when switching colors, whic...
From the pattern description: The above mittens are just an example of what can be done with these blank charts. Get a pencil and fill in the squares as you see fit, then get knitting! Print the chart out at least twice so you can design different backs and palms. If you go over 7 or so stitches in one color, weave in the yarn you’re carry...