Inca Cat mittens Digital Knitting Pattern PDF--fair isle stranded colorwork knitting pattern

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Travel back in time when you wear the Inca Cat Mittens. Garment textiles from the Incan Empire in Peru provide the inspiration for the motif designs on these mittens. The cat and the border pattern come from a garment panel, while the design on the palm was loosely adapted from a poncho.

Inca cat mittens are traditional colorwork mittens with a two color ribbing and a peasant thumb.The pattern instructions are clear and easy to work with, taking all the stress out of knitting colorwork mittens. The pattern includes charts, photos, and written instructions.

There is a matching hat pattern. The mitten and hat pattern are also available as a set. Die Anleitung ist auf deutsch erhältlich.

Skills: Knitting in the round, stranded knitting with two colors, increasing/decreasing, reading a chart, Kitchener stitch.

Finished measurements: woman’s medium:
Women’s Medium - Fits palm circumference 8 inches (20 cm)
Length (ribbing included) - 10 inches (25.5 cm)

They can be knitted in other sizes by changing the gauge, the yarn or both. They’ve been successfully knit in both small and large sizes.

The pattern is done in fingering weight yarn in 5 colors. The yardage required varies from 138 yards to 26 yard, depending on the the color.

US#1 (2.25mm) & US#2 (2.75mm) DPN (set of 5)
(Ribbing is worked on smaller needles.)

The mittens are worked in the round from the bottom up.

KNITTING PATTERN PDF - NOT A KNITTED ITEM. You will receive an instant PDF download via etsy. Due to the nature of PDFs, I regret that I cannot offer refunds.

The pattern is intended for the personal use of the purchaser, and is not meant to be used commercially.

For other patterns that use the same cat motif, check out the Cats in the Garden sock pattern.

Visit my shop to see other stranded knitting patterns

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