Woodville Tam and Mittens Set knitting pattern PDF

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This beautiful matching tam and mitts set, with their geometric patterning and gorgeous woodland shades, are perfect for autumn and winter wear.

Knitted in the round as one piece, they have a simple stranded charted pattern that is suitable for beginners and feature ribbed cuffs.

Elizabeth Woodville (1437 – 1492) was the wife of King Edward IV of England. She was known to be very beautiful and played a large role in the war of the roses. She was thought to have been a witch and have magical powers as a descendant of Melusine the water spirit.

The tam and mitts pattern can be purchased together or separately.

Tam: One size. Brim circumference 51cm/20”. To fit average head size 53-56cm/21-22”

Mitts: One size. 20cm/8” high and 20cm/8” circumference around hand at widest point (not including thumb).

Size of both can be changed by working at a slightly tighter or looser gauge.

Notions & Yarn:

DK weight yarn in amounts given (shown in Eden Cottage Yarns Bowland DK in shades Silver Birch (MC) and Dark Oak (CC) – 100% wool, 224 m / 245 yrds in 100 g)

Tam-MC:85m/90yds;CC:74m/80 yds)

Mitts – MC: 100 m / 110 yds; CC: 80 m / 90 yds

3.25mm/US 3 and 3.5mm/US 4 circular or double-pointed needles (or size needed for gauge)

1 stitch marker

small amount of scrap yarn

sewing needle


32 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm (4″) in stocking stitch

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