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Aran Winter Set

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Pattern Details

Mittens, hat, and scarf comprise this cozy winter set. Made primarily of a cabled rib in the round, the pieces are enhanced by a cabled medallion which proclaims one's knitting prowess. The scarf is knitted circularly in two pieces which are joined in the center; two options for finishing the ends are included. The hat brim is worked flat, then sts are picked up around the long edge for the hat top. The mittens are also worked in the round. Charts and technique boxes are included. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY cable and read charts GAUGE Over Stockinette stitch (after blocking), 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" on larger needle. SUGGESTED YARN 880 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Alpaca

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Sport-weight or light worsted-weight yarn; about 440 yds for scarf, 220 yds for hat, 220 yds for mittens.
  • Needles: For scarf: size US 5 (3.75 mm) in 12" or 16" (30 cm or 40 cm) circ ndl. For hat: size US 5 (3.75 mm) dpn and 16" circ ndl. For mittens: sizes 4 (3.5 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm) dpn, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Cable needle, stitch markers, stitch holder, tapestry needle, sticky notes for keeping one's place on the chart

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