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Russian Rose Set

Design by Robin Melanson

The Russian Rose adorning this military-inspired cap and princess-length mittens made from Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight shows off rich colorwork and embroidered details. A stranded knit that is challenging but results in splendor.

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Experience

Advanced

Materials

• Blue Sky Alpacas Sport Weight (50g/110yds): 3 hanks MC, 1 hank CC1, 1 hank CC2, 1 hank CC3, 1 hank CC4, 1 hank CC5, 1 hank CC6
• Size 4 (3.5mm) 16" circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Size 4 (3.5mm) double pointed needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
• Stitch markers
• Tapestry needle
• Heavy interfacing approx 20" x 10"
• Heavy cotton canvas approx 20" x 10"
• Sewing machine or sewing needle and thread
• Woven elastic ¾" wide and approx 4" long
• Two 1" buttons

Colors shown: Navy Blue - #533, Hibiscus - #538, Red - #511, Currant - #542, Black - #510, Petal Pink - #516, Buttercup - #537

Sizes

Cap: One
Mittens: S/M (L)
Cap circumference: 20"
Cap height to turning rnd (crown): 5"
Mitten circumference: 7¼ (8)"

Gauge

In Stockinette stitch, 24 sts and 32 rnds = 4"
In Cap Chart, 24 sts and 29 rnds = 4"
In Crown Chart or Mitten Chart, 26 sts and 27 rnds = 4"
Note: Gauge will not be as elastic in sections of heavy stranding.

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