Amanita Muscaria

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Amanita Muscaria Pattern

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Knitting: Amanita Muscaria
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women, Men

Item:

Mittens

Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Knit with double pointed needles
  • Stranded colorwork

Pattern Description:

The Amanita Muscaria mushroom is one of the most iconic fungi around. The cheery red cap with the white spots disguises the fact that the mushroom is actually quite poisonous. These happy mitts have all the geniality of the Amanita Muscaria mushroom with none of the danger. The simple stranded colorwork pattern makes an easy introduction to stranded colorwork or a relaxing interlude for those already familiar with the technique. Change the colors around for a fun polka dot look. In lightweight Malabrigo Sock, these mitts are perfect for nippy spring weather.

Gauge:

30 sts/32 rows = 4 inches in colorwork pattern in larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • one size fits most adult hands

Materials:

  • 1 skein Malabrigo Sock [100% Superwash Merino; 440 yds per 100g skein] in MC - shown in Natural
  • 1 skein Malabrigo Sock [100% Superwash Merino; 440 yds per 100g skein] in CC - shown in Ravelry Red
  • U.S. size 1 (2.25 mm) dpns or long circular needle for Magic Loop
  • U.S. size 2.5 (3 mm) dpns or long circular needle for Magic Loop

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • waste yarn

About Designer

About Designer

Kristen Hanley on craftsy.com

Kristen Hanley Cardozo lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and an increasingly large collection of yarn and knitting patterns. Kristen is a loose cannon, but also the best cop on the force. She designs knitwear whenever she gets half a chance.

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