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Free Knitting Pattern: Knifty Knitter Warm Little Winter Muff

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Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® - Fun Fur®
Pattern #: BK4K-0701005
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: One Size
9 inches circumference x 10 inches long [23 cm x 25 cm]

PUBLISHED IN:  By Kids, For Kids

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Color (A)
Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®

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Color (B)
Fun Fur®

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Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Linen Fisherman Blossom Glacier Sky Blue Cobalt Navy Raspberry
Denim Taupe Oatmeal Barley Grass Lemongrass Pumpkin Citron
Spice Apricot Cranberry Claret Fig Eggplant Charcoal Black
Grey Marble Cilantro Butterscotch Denim Twist Celebration Cabernet Constellation Gemstone
Galaxy Poinsettia Mystical Starlight Wheat Wood Sequoia Mesquite
Granite Sandstone Marble Blackstone Jungle Desert Flamingo Toucan
Parakeet Monarch Seagull Blue Jay Purple Martin Bluebird Raven Winter Sky
Camouflage Hoosiers Hoyas Crimson Tigers Huskies Spartans Red Beacon
Checkerboard Moonlight Hudson Bay
Fun Fur®
Ivory White Soft Pink Flamingo Sapphire Cobalt Raspberry Red
Champagne Tigers Eye Chocolate Taupe Terracotta Neon Orange Orchid Magenta
Grape Onyx Sterling Black Neon Lemon Amber Aquamarine Violet
Purpletini Neon Lime Lime Indigo Lava Sandstone Confetti Citrus
Tropical Mango Ginger Café Cotton Candy Stripes South Beach Stripes Mexicana Stripes Copacabana Stripes
Deep Sea Stripes
*Wool-Ease Thick & Quick (Article #640). Solids, Heathers, Twists, Prints, Stripes: 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
Wheat & Wood: 86% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 4% Rayon
Oatmeal & Barley & Grey Marble: 82% Acrylic; 10% Wool; 8% Rayon
Metallics: 79% Acrylic, 20% Wool, 1% Metallic Poly; package size: Solids, Heathers, Twists, Tweeds: 6 oz./170g (106 yd/97 m)
Prints, Stripes: 5 oz./140g (87 yd/80 m)
Metallics: 5 oz./140g (92 yd/84 m)
*Fun Fur (Article #320). 100% Polyester; package size: Solids: 1.75 oz/50g; 64 yd/58m balls
Prints: 1.5 oz/40g; 57 yd/52m balls
Exotics: 1.75 oz/50g; 55 yd/50m balls (Note: Exotics shades are lay flat to dry)

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•  640-153 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Black
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Knifty Knitter   $ 19.99  Use red loom
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Knifty Knitter Warm Little Winter Muff

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® - Fun Fur®


Exact gauge is not essential to this project.


Use red loom.

Round 1:
With A, wrap all pegs and knit around.
Continue to knit around until piece measures 10 inches [25 cm]

Next Row: Change to two strands of B (take from both ends of the ball or wrap two balls). Knit until piece measures 24 inches total (including the 10 inches crafted with A).
Bind off: Starting at the beginning of a round, wrap a single peg. Lift the bottom row of yarn over the wrapped stitch. *Lift the stitch and put it on the adjacent left peg. Lift the bottom row of yarn over the stitch just moved. Wrap the peg and lift the bottom row of yarn over the wrapped stitch. Repeat from * until only one stitch remains.

Cut yarn, leaving a long tail and pull through the remaining stitch and tighten to secure.

Weave in end of (A). Turn piece so that the portion made from B is on the inside and comes out the other end (the muff will be completely lined with the 'fur'.) Using the large-eyed, blunt needle and end of B, join open end of A and B.

Roll the ends slightly (they have a natural tendency to roll anyhow) so that the fur inside overlaps the outside edge.


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 3 reviews)
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Knifty Knitter Warm Little Winter Muff Reviewed by Mary Stiefer on 2009-06-25 *****
I made this for charity. Elderly ladies seem to have cold hands and the group I work with thought we could make some muffs to help them. T had two problems. One ball of Fun Fur is absolutely not enough. The method used for binding off the fun fur seemed to make the binding too tight. The next one I think I will crochet off the loops because I have a little more control than with the loom.

It's a great pattern.

I'm thinking of making two in red and white - just like one of the other reviewers - for my two grandchildren.

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