A Nice Cuppa by Kino Knits
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A Nice Cuppa

Knitting
November 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
87 yards (80 m)
Teacup: 3.25"/8.25 cm tall and 3.5"/9 cm wide; Teapot: 4.75"/12 cm tall and wide
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Coffee? Tea? It doesn’t matter with the A Nice Cuppa set. Knit in the round in one piece with no seaming, this sweet cup and pot can be lightly stuffed with polyfill, leftover yarn scraps, or dried herbs and can hang by their handles as ornaments or function as sachets. Choose your favorite stranded colorwork chart from among four options or design your own.

Yarn (includes 15% buffer):

  • Cup: 20 yds/18 m MC, 12 yds/11 m CC
  • Pot: 40 yds/36 m MC, 15 yds/14 m CC Sample shown in Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport (100% wool, 184 yds/168 m per 50 g), MC Aran, CC Navy Nite

When knit with the recommended materials and gauge:

  • Teacup measures 3.25”/8.25 cm tall and 3.5”/9 cm wide (not counting handle)
  • Teapot measures 4.75”/12 cm tall and wide (not counting handle)

Tools:

  • 3.25-mm (US size 3) needles for knitting in the round (small circumference) or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Waste yarn or stitch holders
  • 3 stitch markers
  • Fiber fill or yarn scraps for stuffing
  • Tapestry needle

Blocked Gauge:
28 stitches and 36 rounds = 4”/10 cm in stockinette in the round

Difficulty:
Intermediate. Skills include Judy’s Magic cast on, knitting in the round on a small (fiddly) circumference), increases, decreases, simple stranded colorwork, 3-needle bind-off, I-cord.

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