This 4 piece collection designed by Jenny Watson is perfect for the advanced beginner or intermediate knitter. A roomy beanie hat, fingerless mitts with extra long cuffs, buttoned neck wrap and crew length socks will fit almost any woman. All components to the collection are designed on Umiña, a luxurious blend of Royal Alpaca and Extrafine Merino Wool that is perfect for against-the-skin garments. The yarn combines the sheen, softness and drape of Royal Alpaca with the bounce, elasticity and softness of Merino Wool.
Kit includes pdf & printed pattern and selected yarn. Please select button choice for Neck Cowl by entering in "Notes" at checkout. For yarn winding services, click here.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Umiña by Mirasol (50% Royal Alpaca / 50% Extrafine Merino Wool; 100g/247yds): 1 Skein will make 1 hat, 2 mitts, or 2 socks. 2 Skeins will make 1 Neck Wrap. Shown in colors Blue Moon, Ruby, Clementine.
SIZE: One size
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Beanie: unstretched circumference 20.5", Socks: up to Ladies size 9, Mitts: fits average sized woman's hands, Neck Wrap: 8" wide by 34" long
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner - hat & mitts. Intermediate-socks & neck wrap-heel shaping & button band
NEEDLES: Size US 6 / 4mm & US 3 / 3.25mm Double Pointed Needles, Straight Needles (cowl only), & 16" Circular Needle (hat)
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Marker, Stitch Holders or waste yarn & 3 buttons measuring .75-.875" diameter
GAUGE: 22 sts x 28 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch on larger needles. Please swatch to match gauge.
About Mirasol -Sumptuous yarns are a luxury that you can afford when selecting Mirasol, a Fair Trade company from Peru which dedicates a portion of every sale to education by funding a school in the remote region of Puno where many shepherds and their families reside. Mirasol fibers are sourced from the Peruvian Andes and come in a range of stunningly vibrant colors that are delightful to knit. The irresistible softness will provide garments with the best quality so you will never want to wear anything else, and due to its longevity, you'll never have to!
Peru’s heritage and culture of textiles artistry is one of the richest in the world. It all begins in the highlands where Alpaca and Wool shepherds tender their animals in the Peruvian Sierra, growing the fine hair and wool that helps to create beautiful and soft yarns for hand knitting. All of this luxury comes with the extra benefit of knowing that each purchase contributes to schools for children of Peruvian alpaca shepherds. To learn more, visit www.mirasolperu.com
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