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inca cat mittens

from Kunstwerk Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : inca cat mittens
inca cat mittens
inca cat mittens
inca cat mittens
inca cat mittens

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round, stranded knitting with two colors, reading a chart, and Kitchener stitch.

Pattern Description:

Inca knit mittens are made using traditional stranded knitting technique. They have a peasant thumb and feature two color ribbing. The designs are inspired from andean textiles. The cat and the border pattern come from a garment panel woven between 1100- 1500 AD, while the design on the palm was loosely adapted from a poncho, circa 500-300 BC.

There is a matching hat pattern available.


9 stitches = 1 inch (2.5 cm) in stranded work
9 rows = 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Women's Medium - Fits palm circumference 8 inches (20 cm) Length (ribbing included) - 10 inches (25.5 cm)


  • US#1 (2.25mm) & US#2 (2.75mm) DPN (set of 5)

You Will Also Need:

  • Scrap yarn - approx. 18" (46 cm) 1 or 2 row markers

Suggested yarn:

336 yards of Fingering weight

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