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I'm a knitter and knitwear designer. But before that I was a sewing my own clothing. I've been crafting since before I can remember.

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Cuckoo Clock

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cuckoo Clock
Cuckoo Clock
Cuckoo Clock
Cuckoo Clock
Cuckoo Clock
Cuckoo Clock

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • work in the round
  • decreases described in pattern
  • reading charts
  • cables and twisted stitches described in pattern

Pattern Description:

Twisted stitch cables and chalet style cuckoo clocks are associated with Austria. These white mittens bring to mind the snow covered alps and a really good mug of hot chocolate.

Construction Notes
After the ribbed cuff the stitches twist, split, crisscross, and rejoin before decreasing in elegant points. All cables are charted and some decreases are worked into the cables at the top. An afterthought thumb keeps the knitting across the palm simple.

I want to thank Chris Church for providing the technical editing.


28 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 9 (10.25, 11.25)"/23 (26, 28.5) cm hand circumference


  • 233 - 332 yards (213 - 304 m) fingering weight yarn such as Yarn Love Diana

You Will Also Need:

  • US 2 - 2.75 mm OR size to obtain gauge
  • US 1 - 2.25 mm OR one size smaller than needles for gauge
  • 2 markers
  • tapestry needle
  • scrap yarn or stitch holder

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