Sitka Spruce
boldly textured hat and mitts
by Emily Wessel

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

Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits

Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits

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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
Hat fits adult head 20-23 inches in circumference. Blocking can be used after-the-fact to adjust size
For small (large) child sizes, work beanie (beret) instructions in DK weight yarn at 22 sts / 4 inches. Fits head circumference 16 (18) inches

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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Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits

Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits

Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits

Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits

Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits


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