The temperate rainforests of the Pacific Northwest are home to many species of evergreen, including the sitka spruce. Walking here you can hug the big trees, smell the moss and damp earth, and listen as the ancient trees whisper to one another. The light that filters down through the canopy far above is green and magical.
|Sitka Spruce pattern $7
|sizing||Mittens: Adult S (M, L)
Palm measurement: 7 (7.75, 8.5) inches
Hand height: 6.5 (7.5, 8.5) inches
For Child size (finished palm 5.5 inches, hand height 6 inches) work adult small instructions in DK weight yarn at 22sts/4 inches
Hat: Pattern written for beanie (beret) style
|materials||worsted / aran weight yarn
Hat: 150 (180) yds
Mittens: 130 (140, 160) yds
(sample shown in Malabrigo Worsted in 'lettuce')
|gauge||18 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch (using larger needles)|
|suggested needles||US #7 / 4.5mm and US #8 / 5.0mm (or as req'd to meet gauge); 20" circular needle and double pointed needles|
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