Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts

  • Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts
Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts

Creel Cap, Cowl, and Mitts

Description

This winter trio in three sizes (S/M/L) features a deeply textured basketweave motif that provides cozy warmth and handsome appeal. The mitts have a fitted gusset and thumb; all pieces are quick-knit traveling projects that are great to make ahead for unisex gifting.


Suggested Yarns: 
Confection Worsted, Targhee Tango Worsted, Better Breakfast Worsted, Kent Worsted, Chebris Worsted, or any DK/light worsted yarn with approximately 60 yards per ounce
  
Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.
  
Finished Size: 
mitts: 6(6.75, 7.5) inches (unstretched) to fit hands up to 7.5(8.25, 9) inches around palm
cowl: 20(24, 28) inches in circumference and 7(8, 9) inches in depth (blocked)
hat: 18(20, 22) inches to fit heads measuring up to 21(23, 26) inches around (blocked)


Yarn requirements: 
mitts: 100(125, 150) yards
cowl: 150(200, 275) yards
hat: 150(175, 225) yards

Gauge: 
mitts: 22 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unblocked) 
cowl/hat: 18 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (unblocked) 

Needles:
mitts: DPNs size 4US (3.5 mm) for body (or size to obtain correct gauge) and
 size 3US (3.25 mm) for cuff and ribbing(or one size smaller than body needle)
cowl/hat: size 6US (4.0 mm) 16” circulars and DPNs for body (or size to obtain correct gauge)  
size 5US (3.75 mm)16-inch circulars for brim (one size smaller than body needle)