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. 
Substituting yarn weights and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size.

Suggested Yarns: Briar Rose Fourth of July, Glory Days, or Legend, Shalimar Honey Worsted, Woolen Rabbit Grace or Ella Twist, Blue Moon Fiber Arts Twisted, Briggs and Little Regal or Softspun, Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd’s Wool, Green Mountain Spinnery Wonderfully Woolly, Cascade 220 or 220 Tweed, or any soft worsted weight yarn that knits to the pattern gauge.

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)