Pocket Muff

Pocket MuffPocket Muff by Christopher John Brooke Phillips, from Knitting Traditions Spring 2016

Pocket Muff liningThe Pocket Muff, like its Victorian precursors, marries style and function. The pale gray cover features elegant cables; the lining, in dramatic burgundy, contains a sizable buttoned pocket for wallet, keys, or cell phone. It’s like a purse that warms your hands.

Finished Size 17″ circumference and 11½” wide.

Yarns Cascade Yarns Cascade 220 (100% Peruvian highland wool; 220 yd [201 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #8509 grey (MC), 2 skeins. Cascade Yarns Venezia Worsted (70% merino wool, 30% silk; 219 yd [199 m]/3½ oz [100 g): #158 burgundy (CC), 2 skeins.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): straight. Size 6 (4 mm): set of doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Cable needle (cn); stitch holder; tapestry needle; marker (m); one ½” button; 17½” by 10″ piece of batting.

Gauge 36 sts (2 patt rep) = 4½” and 30 rows = 4″ in cover patt on larger needles.

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