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Hi folks! I'm Annie and I have been crafting since before I knew what "crafting" was. I took up knitting in 2002 on a whim when I found a pamphlet in a Michaels store. I've been hooked ever since. ...

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Robots vs. Downtown

from Wattsolak Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Robots vs. Downtown
Robots vs. Downtown
Robots vs. Downtown
Robots vs. Downtown

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • stranded colorwork

Pattern Description:

Robot invasion! Fill that science fiction hole in your day with a little War of the Worlds-esque scene on your hands. Dramatic orchestral soundtrack optional.

You need two colors of fingering weight yarn, but only a small bit (75-95yds) of the lighter color. Perfect for that small ball of something special you've be squirreling away!

The pattern includes full charts for each mitten. Sizing is determined by gauge and needle size. The 36sts/40 rows = 4" is for the size Small. The Large uses a gauge of 32sts/34 rows = 4".

Notes explain how to easily work the mittens over the solid sections of the robots, the mitten tip, and the thumb in order to keep consistant look and tension.


Small: 36sts and 40 rows = 4 inches / 10cm
Large: 32sts and 34 rows = 4 inches / 10cm
Both gauges measured in colorwork pattern

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished size: Small: 7.5" circumference, 9.75" legth; Large: 8.5" circumference, 10.75" length


  • US size 1 needles (DPNs preferably)
  • US size 2 needles
  • 2 colors fingering weight yarn (shown here in Malabrigo Finito)

You Will Also Need:

  • scrap yarn
  • 4 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle

Suggested yarn:

225 yards of Fingering weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Finito


Black and Paloma

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