Fashionknitsta Pattern

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Fashionknitsta Pattern

Pattern Details

Category:

Knitting

Type:

Accessory

Fit:

Women

Item:

Other

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit in the rnd on DPNs
  • Knit in the rnd on two circs
  • Increase and decrease

Pattern Description:

This simple and chic design was inspired (and requested) by my favorite Fashionknista, Lindsay. She saw something similar in a fashion magazine, listed at an outrageous price, and asked me to create something similar - using luscious luxury yarns. Well, how could I say 'no' to a cashmere earmuff?

Thus, Fashionknitsta was born!

Knit it the round, this "elegant earmuff" is knit from tie to tie, starting with a provisional cast on and ending with a 3-needle bind off. It can be done with one skein of your favorite luxury yarn - as a treat to yourself or another!

Directions include three yarn weight options - fingering, sport, and DK. Samples shown were knit using one skein each of Shibui Knits Baby Alpaca DK in the color "Seaweed" and Rowan Felted Tweed DK in the color "Seafarer".

Gauge:

Fingering weight: 32 sts & 48 rnds = 4" / 10 cm in st st
Sport weight: 24 sts & 32 rnds = 4"/ 10 cm in st st
DK weight: 22 sts & 28 rnds = 4"/ 10 cm in st st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 20 - 22" head circumference

Materials:

  • 150 - 175 yards (137 - 160 m) of fingering (sport, DK) weight yarn
  • Set of 5 US 5 - 3.75 mm DPNs or two 24" circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Stitch marker (optional)
  • Tapestry needle

About Designer

About Designer

rosecityknits on craftsy.com

I love socks, lace, and all sorts of "traditional" knitting subjects. I studied Classics and textile history (independent minor) at Uni and have a love of anything ancient. That said, I also like to mix it up with modern shapes and silhouettes, often with a little tradition thrown in for fun.

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