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I've been into DIY since I was little, but these days my main craft is knitting. My mother taught me the basics when I was eleven, and after several years of neglect I picked it up again at ...

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Cocoa Rosa

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cocoa Rosa
Cocoa Rosa
Cocoa Rosa
Cocoa Rosa
Cocoa Rosa
Cocoa Rosa

Pattern Description:

I love making bright wintery accessories to cheer up what often seems like an endless stream of grey days and dark, sober clothing. These little handcoverings function as an instant antidote to the winter blahs, with their rose-inspired stranded motif a reminder of the spring to come.

Instructions are provided for both an open-handed mitt and gloves, choose the coverage (or project intricacy) that suits you best. Both gloves and mitts are knit entirely in the round, requiring no seaming and minimal finishing. Skills required beyond basic knit and purl include increasing, decreasing, and reading a basic color chart.


26 sts x 30 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in patterned stst on US 5 (3.75 mm) needles, or size needed to obtain gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished palm circumference measures approximately 6.5 (7, 7.5, 8.25, 8.5)"; 16.5 (18, 19, 21, 21.5) cm.


  • For gloves: 125 (140, 150, 175, 200) yards; 114 (128, 138, 160, 182) meters yarn in main color (MC)
  • For mitts: 100 (115, 125, 140, 150) yards; 92 (106, 114, 128, 138) meters yarn in main color (MC)
  • For both mitts and gloves: 40 (40, 50, 50, 60) yards; 36 (36, 46, 46, 54) meters yarn in contrast color (CC)
  • Set of four size 5 (3.75 mm) double pointed needles (dpn), or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Set of four size 3 (3.25 mm) double pointed needles (dpn)
  • Scrap yarn in a contrasting color for thumb gusset and tubular cast-on
  • Stitch holder
  • yarn needle

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