Arctotis by Tian Connaughton

Arctotis

Knitting
September 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
327 - 545 yards (299 - 498 m)
Hat – S (M, L, XL); Fingerless Mitts – S (M, L)
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Valley Yarns Designer Series presents Arctotis, a hat and fingerless mitts with fun textured cable motif that you’ll love making and wearing. Both pieces of Arctotis are knit in Amherst in the round from the bottom up. The fitted hat and fingerless mitts are quick to create as gifts or to keep for yourself! Valley Yarns Amherst is a smooth worsted weight yarn that shows texture and stitch patterns beautifully and has a wide range of colors that are perfect for these projects. The cable patterns are charted and written out.

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Finished Measurements: Shown in size M for the hat and size S for the fingerless mitts

  • Hat – 17¾ (19½, 22¼, 243” circumference and 8¾ (9¼, 10, 10¾)” high
  • Fingerless Mitts – 7 (8, 9)” circumference

Yarn Requirements: Valley Yarns Amherst (100% Merino Wool; 50g/109yds)

  • Hat – 2 (2, 2, 3) balls shown in Juniper
  • Fingerless Mitts – 1 (1, 2) balls shown in Juniper

Needles:

  • Hat – US 8 (5.00mm) 16” circular and DPNs
  • Fingerless Mitts – US 8 (5.00mm) DPNs

Gauge: 18 sts and 22 rnds = 4” in stockinette stitch, blocked