Oktober Zest

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Oktober Zest


These cozy quick knit accessories in four sizes (XS/S/M/L) to fit older children and adults, with muffler in two sizes feature an appealingly tweedy rib-and-cable texture. The fingerless mitts have a sculpted thumb gusset and the hat is trimmed with ribbing to close out the cold. 
Shown here in Briar Rose Fourth of July, color Oktoberfest

Suggested Yarns: 
Stone Soup DK, Better Breakfast DK, Kent DK, or any DK/soft worsted weight yarn that knits to the pattern gauge. Substituting yarn weights and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.

Finished Size: 
mitts: 5.75(6.25, 7, 7.75)” in circumference to fit hands up to 6.5(7.5, 8.5, 9.5)” around palm
hat: 13(15, 17, 19)” (unstretched, unblocked) to fit head circumference up to 18(21, 24, 27)”
scarf: 6(6.75) inches wide and 50(60) inches long (blocked)

Yarn Requirements: 
mitts: 110(130, 150, 160) yards
hat: 100(150, 175, 200) yards
scarf: 260(300) yards

mitts and hat: 20 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on size 5 (3.75 mm) needles
scarf: 18 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on size 8 (5.0 mm) needles 

mitts: DPNs size 5US (3.75 mm) and size 4US (3.5mm) for cuff
hat: size 5US (3.75 mm) 16” circular needle and DPNs; size 4US (3.5mm) 16” needle for brim
scarf: size 8US (5.0 mm)