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snake top in sun  Dumber Than Snake Mittens (Fingerless Gloves)

  Yarn Required: Approximately 220 yards of a worsted weight (Shown: Patons Classic Wool Merino in Olive - worsted, 100% wool, 1 skein/223 yards)

Supplies:
  • 4 US size 5 dpns and 1 size 5 cable needle OR 5 US size 5 dpns (or size needle required to obtain gauge)
  • 2 pieces red scrap yarn (for the tongue)
  • 4 size 6/0 glass beads (for the eyes)
  • Size 12 crochet hook OR scrap thread
  • Stitch holder or waste yarn
  • Tapestry needle
Gauge: 4 inches = 24 sts and 34 rows in stockinette

Size: Medium to large. Glove circumference at cuff is 7 inches flat, 9 inches stretched. Circumference may be adjusted by changing gauge or by adding or subtracting the number of stitches cast on for the palm side of the mitts.

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franz from above  Franz (Kerchief)

Yarn: Approximately 200 yards of a ribbon yarn (Shown: Lion Brand Incredible ribbon yarn in City Lights - 100% nylon, 1 skein/50g/110 yards)

Supplies:
  • 2 US #9/5.25mm straight needles OR 1 US #9/5.25mm 16" or longer circular needle (At the widest part of the kerchief, the ribbon just barely fit on one 14" needle. When I used worsted-weight yarn, I needed the circ to hold all the stitches.)
  • Tapestry needle
Gauge: 20 st / 40 rows = 4 inches over garter stitch.

Size: One size fits most; directions for adjusting the size are included.

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Baby Mitt 002 Basic Baby Mitts

Yarn: You will need approximately 25 yards of an aran-weight yarn for best results. (Pictured: Caron Dazzleaire in 2846 Victorian Rose – aran, 1 skein / 85g / 190 yards, 60% acrylic/40% nylon)

Supplies:
  • 4 US size 5 double-pointed needles
  • tapestry needle

Gauge: 4 inches = 18 sts / 30 rows in stockinette

Finished Measurements: Length: 3.5". Circumference: 5.25". This is very small. If your baby is 6 months or older, I recommend making the mitts larger. Length may be adjusted by adding as many rows of stockinette as desired. Circumference may be adjusted by adding to the # of cast-on sts in multiples of 4.

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Dishcloth Googie (Dishcloth)

Googie is a boomerang-shaped dishcloth worked back and forth in garter stitch.

Yarn: You will need approximately 60 yards of a worsted-weight cotton for best results. (Pictured: Lily Sugar'n'Cream in Country Green and Natural – worsted, 1 skein / 70g / 120 yards, 100% cotton)

Supplies:
  • US size 8 needles
  • one stitch marker
  • tapestry needle

Gauge: 4 inches = 16 sts / 20 rows in garter stitch

Sizing: Finished dishcloth is approximately 7.5” long and 8” high at longest and highest points.

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EyepatchMy Eye! Patch is knit in the round using scrap yarn. It fastens around the head with crocheted chains. Infinite variations are possible--anything from a plain black patch to buggy alien eyes.

Yarn: You will need just a few yards of worsted-weight scrap yarn in your chosen colors. I used less than 10 yards total of three different wool/acrylic blends.

Supplies:
  • 4 US size 8 double-pointed needles
  • 1 size F crochet hook (size isn't terribly important)
  • tapestry needle

Gauge: 1 inch = 4 sts/7 rows in stockinette

Finished Measurements: Finished eyepatch is approximately 2.25 inches in diameter.

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PlaceholderPlaceholder is a bracelet that doubles as a bookmark. The pattern is easy to memorize and the size is easy to adjust.

Yarn: You will need approximately 80 yards of a fingering-weight or lighter yarn for best results. (Pictured: Lucy Neatby Celestial Merino Dream Multi-Color in Blue Vesuvius – fingering, 1 skein / 100g / 350 yards, 100% merino)

Supplies:
  • US size 5 needles
  • tapestry needle
  • one 1” button

Gauge: 1 inch = 6 sts / 7 rows in 2x1 broken rib (but gauge isn't terribly important for this.)

Sizing: The finished bracelet should wrap around your wrist twice, or fit neatly once around the average trade paperback. The bracelet pictured is approximately 2” wide and 15” long. Adjust to suit your needs.

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Mauch HatWishbone is a simple tuque which covers the ears warmly while rolling up in the front and the back for the eyes and hair. The decreases are centered over the ears, making a wishbone shape.  

Yarn: You will need approximately 80 yards of a bulky-weight wool for best results. (Pictured: Kraemer Yarns Mauch Chunky in Blue Lagoon – bulky, 1 skein / 100g / 120 yards, 60% New Zealand Wool/40% Domestic Wool)  
Supplies:
  • 16” US size 10 circular needle
  • 4 US size 10 double-pointed needles
  • 4 stitch markers
  • tapestry needle
Gauge: 4 inches = 14 sts / 20 rows in stockinette

Sizing: Finished circumference is approximately 22.5”. Circumference may be adjusted by casting on more or fewer stitches, keeping the decreases centered over the ears. Finished height is approximately 8.5”. Height may be adjusted by doing more or fewer repeats of Round 5, then decreasing normally.  

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